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Metroscape Summer 2013

Welcome to the digital edition of Metroscape, Summer 2013 issue. For a look at the complete magazine online, click here. To download the complete issue as a .pdf file, click here.

FEATURES

 

Community Breeders: Animal Husbandry in Portlandia

Chickens, goats, bees: Portlanders open their back yards to livestock. How has this affected our neighbohoods? Kurt Spickerman investigates.

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On the Edge of Agriculture

An interview with Narendra Varma and Gianna Banducci of Our Table Cooperative about their innovative approach to farming and farm stewardship. By Mike Simpson.

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Poultry and the Press

Nicole Iroz-Elardo and her students survey press coverage of the urban-chicken phenomenon.

 

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DEPARTMENTS

 

The Landscape
Jeremy Young investigates the Stafford Triangle.

 

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Periodic Atlas of the of the Metroscape: Food Production

Where is our food grown? A survey of food production in the metroscape, both outside and inside the urban growth boundary, by Nathan McClintock, Jeremy Young, Jacinto Santos, Taren Evans, and Mike Simpson.

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Indicators of the Metroscape

Low-birthweight babies in the Metroscape. For more, go to Greater Portland Pulse.

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