This group is a network of Portlanders that support the permaculture lifestyle. We connect in real life for farming and permaculture events to share knowledge, experiences, and resources.

We meet weekly to discuss the many projects we have going on in Portland. People meet other amazing people with survival and thrival skills galore at Bright Neighbor events. We discuss and move projects forward that help relocalize all aspects of life.

We even have a worm farm CSA!

On February 6th, 2010, Portlanders from all 95-neighborhoods will be participating in a massive fruit & nut tree pruning project, followed by grafting branches to root stocks – instantly creating thousands of new food-bearing trees in Portland.

This is a project-under-development, with a committee forming each week at the Bright Neighbor group meeting, as we have teamed up with Portland Peak Oil and Transition PDX. The project is a great neighbor building exercise, helps build local food security, and sequesters carbon right where we live – it’s a 3-in-1 karate kick into peak oil’s ugly face.

Come connect in the real world with your neighbors participating in this project by coming to the project meetings!

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  • October 18, 2014 · 11:00 AM

    Natural Solutions Essential Oils Intro Class

    6 Farming Students

    Natural Solutions Essential Oils Intro Class Hosted by Healing Ponds Farm & Garden Store, your natural solutions resource! Saturday, October 18, 2014 11 am **Free... Learn more
  • June 14, 2014 · 11:00 AM

    medicine Cabinet Makeover Class

    2 Farming Students

    Medicine Cabinet Makeover & Green Smoothie Demo Taught by Green Smoothie Girl Health Coach Lucinda Foster Hosted by Healing Ponds, your natural solutions resource!... Learn more
  • April 10, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    Chicken class 101

    2 Farming Students

    Looking to learn about chickens, we have the class for you. Renee is the best teacher you could ever have for teaching chickens. In the class we will go over. •... Learn more
  • March 13, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    Chickens 102 coop class

    3 Farming Students

    This is a great class for someone wanting to billed there own chicken coop. In the class we will go over • Size of henhouse and run • Predator prevention • Tractor vs... Learn more
  • February 27, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    Chickens 101 Date change Sorry

    8 Farming Students

    Chicken class February 13th From 6-8pm Are you looking for chickens but don’t know how to care for them. Come to our chicken class and learn all about chickens. As one... Learn more
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