Tag Archives: sustainable living

Enterprise Update: Number One

This weekend I emailed out two different key groups on sustainability in the Jefferson Westside: Eugene Solutions Team and NLC Committee on Sustainability. Eugene Solutions replied saying that the project disbanded and that they wanted to keep it going, but … Continue reading

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Going Green in Eugene

Laughing Planet: Giving Mother Earth Something to Smile about Laughing Planet restaurant is open for business at its new location in Woodfield Station. Catalan artwork is hung on the walls and adds a fresh pop of color to the funky … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update

For my story I split it up into four articles. So far I have interviewed two people and wrote up those articles.  I interviewed the manager of Laughing Planet and spoke with a member of CASL.  CASL stands for Center … Continue reading

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Enterprise Progress Report

After much debate (between me, myself and I) I finally found a topic that I find interesting and relevant to my neighborhood. Initially, I thought crime in the neighborhood would make an interesting piece, however, after realizing the topic was … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighbors Are Eco-Friends

by Alli Jarvinen EUGENE, Ore. – Chickens, roof gardens, compost, and recycled furniture make this south Eugene neighborhood a hub for sustainable living.  Residents of the Amazon neighborhood are making efforts to lower their environmental impact. In green Eugene, forward … Continue reading

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Sustainable living: Linda Lu, a self-produce gardener

Linda Lu is a fiber artist and gardener who spends most of her time on her work and garden. She has long straight brown hair with a nice soft voice. She nicely welcomed me to her house to see what … Continue reading

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The Amazon Neighborhood

The Amazon Neighborhood is bounded by 24th Avenue on the north, Agate Street and Laurelwood Golf Course on the east, 30th Avenue on the south, and Amazon Creek on the west. There are two community centers: Amazon Community Center and … Continue reading

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A sustainable family: Dena, Toby, and TC

The smell of coffee, cats and herbs fill Dena Klaminsky’s home. Two furry blobs, Toby and TC, take over the table. “They might have to be interviewed, too,” she says. “You can always tell when Toby is thinking,” Klaminsky says … Continue reading

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