Build Local Alliance: Spring Showcase

When: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm PDT
Where: 
Green Furniture Solutions
625 SW 10th Ave. Portland, OR 97205

The Build Local Alliance will host our Spring Showcase at the newly-opened Green Furniture Solutions on Thursday, April 24th at 6:30pm. Join us for a fun evening highlighting the ecology and uses of Red Alder. 

Speakers include Robert Deal,  forest researcher at the Pacific Northwest Research Center and Mark Lewis, President of Woodfold, a Forest Grove based company which uses Red Alder for a wide array of projects. Amy Jarvis, sustainability engineer at Mazzetti and co-chair of Cascadia’s Portland Chapter will be presenting about upcoming Cascadia and Living Future Institute opportunities, including the upcoming UnConference 2014.

Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with local business professionals including foresters, millwrights, craftsmen, contractors, distributors, builders, designers, architects, homeowners and more!

The event is open to the public! Drinks and food available! (Plus, new and returning Build Local Alliance members get a free beer!) Donation suggested.

It’s easy to get here! The blue and red Max lines are close, as are buses. If driving, the nearest parking garage is at 730 SW 10th Ave.

Like us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to be entered into a raffle prize drawing ( a beautiful walnut ipod stand made and generously donated by Hoffar Woodworks).

Speakers will include:

- Robert Deal, Pacific Northwest Research Center, Alder Ecology

- Mark Lewis, President of Woodfold, Innovative Local Alder Project

- Amy Jarvis, Engineer at Mazzetti, Cascadia & Living Future Institute, UnConference 2014

 

For more information, contact info@buildlocalalliance.org