Urban Food Code Zoning Changes, hearing at Planning and Sustainability Commission

An update on the project from staff at the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, project website: http://www.portlandonline.com/bps/foodcode   The Urban Food Zoning Code Update project promotes appropriate neighborhood-scaled food production that builds community and increases access to healthful, affordable food for all … Continue reading

Terra Firma Planning: On Solid Ground. How prepared is your community for a major disaster? NECN is engaging in a community-based effort to increase disaster preparedness and resiliency.

  We live in a region of fault lines and volcanoes, but most of us don’t think about natural disaster risksoften enough. If a major earthquake were to rattle Portland, topple bridges and block roads, emergency responderswould not be able … Continue reading