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 that has shaped the local landscape, provides valuable drinking water, and . . . → 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 River’s landscape. Using . . . → Read More: Jan. 8 Sense of Place: Ghosts in our Backyard
Join us for the last Green Drinks of 2013 on Wednesday, Dec. 11th at Naked Winery’s tasting room in downtown Hood River at the corner of Second and Cascade.
The event runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Attendees will learn about Naked Winery’s efforts to reduce waste and carbon emissions. There will be plenty of time for . . . → Read More: Green Drinks heads to Naked Winery Dec. 11
Spend $50 or more with locally owned, independent businesses — including local nonprofits, artists, restaurants, farmers and more — in a one-month period of time and you could win a gift certificate from a local business.
Participating businesses include: 2nd Wind, 6th Street Bistro & Loft, Art of Oak/Kids in the Hood, Cascade Acupuncture Center, Doppio Coffee . . . → Read More: Take the GO! Local Challenge!
Join us at Columbia Riverkeeper for an evening of networking, local food, beer and wine. We will have an informal discussion about the Port of Hood River’s plans for Lot 1. What is your vision for the waterfront? Come share ideas and learn how to get involved. Representatives from the Port of Hood River and the City . . . → Read More: Columbia Riverkeeper hosts Green Drinks Nov. 14
Rick McClure will discuss the significance of the 1933 Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the Gorge. The mobilization of a national CCC following President Franklin Roose
Rick McClure is an archaeologist and the Heritage Program Manager for the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. During his career with the U.S. Forest Service, he has conducted oral history . . . → Read More: Sense of Place lecture series kicks off Nov. 6 with Rick McClure
The 12th annual Gorge Green Home Tour will kick off on Friday, October 4, 2013 with the Gorge Green Home Expo at Springhouse Cellar in Hood River from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. The expo will feature green building products and service providers, provide an opportunity for residents to connect with green building professionals, and create an opportunity to learn about a range . . . → Read More: Gorge Green Home Expo Speakers Announced!
Gorge Owned (GO!) and the Energy Trust of Oregon present the 12th annual Gorge Green Home Tour on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year, the tour features about a dozen homes in Hood River and Mosier and will start and end at Hood River Waterfront Park.
The bicycle-friendly self-guided tour . . . → Read More: 12th annual Gorge Green Home Tour set for Oct. 5th