Home and Garden

Unrecognizable senior man with his grandaughter planting a seedling on allotment. Man and a small girl gardening. Gain a Refreshing Perspective with Permaculture
The term “permaculture” was coined in the late 1970s and originally referred to “permanent agriculture” but was later expanded to […] Posted August 13, 2018
Zombie survival kit Surviving the zombie apocalypse
Zombie Fun Fact: When polled where they will go in a zombie apocalypse, the #1 answer is “Costco!” Prepare for […] Posted March 13, 2018
Vegetable soup Autumn: the season for soup!
What is more satisfying that a warm bowl of soup during the cool days? Find your favorite within 12 different […] Posted September 7, 2017
Coffee students The global exploration of coffee
Curious about coffee? Roused by roasting? Explore the origins, history and diversity of coffee growing, roasting and brewing with experts […] Posted June 2, 2017
Students outside A permaculture approach to growing and cooking food
As a testament to the fusion of his work experiences in the fields of ecology, agriculture and education, instructor Matt […] Posted March 8, 2017
Solar panels Solar in the Northwest
Remember the sun? That ball of light in the sky that leaves us in the dark every winter? Turns out […] Posted November 9, 2016
Lucky Penny Tiny House Big ideas for tiny houses 1
Tiny houses are a big deal for people looking for financial freedom, tight-knit community, and lighter environmental footprint. In instructor Lina […] Posted August 5, 2016
Garden students Sowing seeds, growing minds, cultivating community
You’ll often see Nora Lindsey in the Learning Garden at PCC Rock Creek where she manages the educational space with […] Posted May 27, 2016
Students in class Midwest knowledge for your Portland garden
Rod Smith learned to garden as a child growing up on his parents’ farm in Iowa. He has grown fruits […] Posted March 16, 2016
Woodworking 101 Get into Woodworking this Winter 2
Instructor Gary Martin has been a woodworker for 56 years, he still owns the drill press and scroll saw his […] Posted December 31, 2015