ACCESS ‘Plant a Row’ Campaign

By Danielle Craig MEDFORD, Ore. — Your green thumb could help put fresh meals on the tables of families in need; it’s part of the “Plant A Row” campaign. ACCESS is asking gardeners to designate a row or even just a plant to donate. The fresh produce will then go to access food share. Last … Continue reading »

GMO-Free Group Conducts Petition Training

By Yessenia Anderson ASHLAND,Ore. — A group is moving forward with their effort to ban what they call a risk to the health of Jackson County residents. GMO-Free Jackson County is group working towards getting an ordinance in place that would ban genetically engineered crops from being grown in Jackson County. This weekend they spent … Continue reading »

Food Share Garden Looking For Volunteers

By Kaylin Krashesky GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Gold Hill Food Share Garden has been up and running for five years, providing produce free of charge to anyone who needs it. This week, ACCESS is hoping to get thousands of tomato, eggplant, pepper and squash plants into the ground and they are asking for the … Continue reading »

New Growers and Crafters Market in Medford’s Downtown

By Yessenia Anderson MEDFORD, Ore. — The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market has a new location in its Medford line up. The market will set up shop at the corner of 3rd Street and Central in downtown Medford. The empty parking lot will be turned into an array of vendors. Last year the weekend … Continue reading »

Brammo Announces New Bike

By Bryan Navarro ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland company is making international headlines after unveiling two new first-of-it’s-kind products. Brammo has two new electric motorcycles, the Empulse and Empulse-R. The bikes have a range of about 100 miles, and can reach top speeds of 100 miles an hour while also being quick off the line. … Continue reading »

Oregon’s “Electric Highway” Charging Up

April 23, 2012 By Bryan Navarro CENTAL POINT, Ore. — Nearly a million taxpayer dollars were spent building the electrified highway in Oregon, and on this Earth Day, we wanted to see if those dollars were being put to good use. The Central Point station went online on March 16; in the first 2 weeks, … Continue reading »

Rogue Disposal Discuss Recycling Rules

April 23, 2012 By Bryan Navarro WHITE CITY, Ore. — Earth Day was Saturday, but for some in the Rogue Valley, there’s always a focus on going green and recycling. Officials are hoping to let people know some of the things they think are recyclable are not. At Rogue Disposal, this sign spells out the … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Celebrates Earth Day

April 21, 2012 By Yessenia Anderson ASHLAND, Ore. — Saturday afternoon, hundreds in the Rogue Valley joined in celebrations that are taking place across the globe. Of about 70 exhibitors, nearly 20 are new to the event. Organizers said it’s signs of a growing commitment to sustainability in Southern Oregon. “People are getting more and … Continue reading »

Ashland Business Banking On Solar Energy

April 9, 2012 By Yessenia Anderson ASHLAND, Ore. — The suns rays will power the products in a new local business and that solar power is available on the go. Solar Styles opened its door just this past Friday. The products can power things as large as a big screen TV and as small as … Continue reading »

Eco-Friendly Business Enters Investment Contest

April 4, 2012 By Bryan Navarro CRESCENT CITY, Calif. – It starts with a roll of paper and ends up as a lip balm tube, patented as The Eco Tube. Beyond the eco tube, there’s also the eco jar for shea butter and other creams. The paper doesn’t leak or fall apart because the products inside … Continue reading »

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