Gorge Owned is pleased to announce that, with support from Northwest Solar Communities, we will soon be launching GO! Solar!
GO! Solar is a new program designed to provide outreach and education to Gorge residents about the benefits of solar power with the goal of increasing the number of grid-tied residential solar systems in . . . → Read More: Seeking Solar Contractors
This month’s Green Drinks networking event, scheduled for Wednesday, June 11th, is brought to you by Viento Wines and Laughing Mountain, a small business collective housing several companies, including Nikol Angel LAc., Mary Lively, the Good Medicine Lounge tea house, Gorge Owned, Puddle Jumpin Cards, GO! Spaces and more.
Laughing Mountain is located at . . . → Read More: Laughing Mountain to Host Green Drinks June 11th
It’s almost Earth Day, which is the time to reflect on what we can do in our own lives to make a difference for the planet.
Many people don’t realize that one of the most important ways we can make a difference starts at home—with our indoor environment.
Unfortunately, indoor air quality is often overlooked. . . . → Read More: This Earth Day, Protect Your Environment Indoors
Join us on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, for The Clean Bin Project film screening at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., Hood River.
Is it possible to live completely waste free? In this multi-award winning, festival favourite, partners Jen and Grant go head to head in a competition to . . . → Read More: Earth Day film screening: The Clean Bin Project
At the next Sense of Place lecture on April 2, 2014, writer and river guide Vince Welch will give a lecture on Oregon native and legendary boatman Amos Burg. Thought to be the last person to run all the major western rivers before dams made such voyages difficult or impossible, Burg was also the first . . . → Read More: Vince Welch to speak at Sense of Place lecture April 2nd
Gorge Owned (GO!) presents Green Drinks at Liliana Spa and Subi Salon at 409 Sherman Ave. in Hood River on Tuesday, April 8th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Enjoy fabulous eats by Leah’s Lunch, beer from Full Sail Brewing Company, and wine from Cathedral Ridge Winery.Learn about how these women-owned businesses are working together to . . . → Read More: Liliana Spa to host Green Drinks April 8th
GO! Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd, 2014
Gorge Earth Day has been one of our favorite days since the start of our organization back in 2000. We’ve organized everything from parades to puppet shows to dance parties to help Gorge residents celebrate the environment and its critical role is shaping our Gorge community.
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Gorge Owned and sponsors Hood River Valley Residents Committee and Mt. Hood Meadows welcomes author Jon Bell to the Columbia Center for the Arts on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Bell is the author of “On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak.” He will present slides about Mount Hood, the volcano in our backyard . . . → Read More: March 5: Sense of Place Lecture Series on Mt. Hood
Join Gorge Owned at the next Sense of Place Lecture on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. Explore the agricultural history of the Hood River Valley with Parkdale orchardist Randy Kiyokawa. As a third-generation orchardist and owner of Kiyokawa Family Orchards, Randy has witnessed first-hand the evolution of agriculture in the Gorge. His talk will focus on . . . → Read More: Feb. 5 Sense of Place: Generations of Farming in the Hood River Valley
At the next Sense of Place lecture on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Gorge Owned welcomes Hood River mayor and history enthusiast Arthur Babitz to explore the rich and well-documented past of Hood River. From the waterfront to the downtown business district, from fruit packing to wine tasting, he looks at the development of Hood . . . → Read More: Jan. 8 Sense of Place: Ghosts in our Backyard