September 20: Ecotrust celebrates 25 years, Roots at the Redd
Release Date: 08-25-2016

PORTLAND, Ore, August 25, 2016 — On September 20, Portland nonprofit Ecotrust will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a birthday party at the Redd on Salmon Street. The event will feature farmer-chef demonstrations with Kelly Myers of Xico working with Cattail Creek Lamb and Scott Dolich of Park Kitchen with Iliamna Fish Company, live music by Portland band Horsefeathers, an appearance by Oregon’s Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody, and an experiential collaboration with Opsis Architecture. Dinner will be provided by Simpatica with support by Organically Grown Company and Oregon Culinary Institute with beverages by an array of breweries and wineries including A to Z Wineworks, Basecamp Brewing, Wildstock Wines and Finnriver Cidery.

EVENT DETAILS: Ecotrust’s Roots at the Redd

September 20, 2016
6 – 9 pm

The Redd on Salmon Street
831 SE Salmon St.

All proceeds go to benefit Ecotrust’s work to restore nature and invest in people throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Thank you Sponsors!

Center Stage sponsor

Beneficial State Bank

Bar Host sponsors

Yeti, Bob and Liz Warren

VIP sponsors

The Beebe Company, Bill Healy Foundation, Gerding Edlen, Organic Valley, Walsh Construction

Music Maker sponsors

The Bandon Dunes Golf Club, NW Natural 

Partygoer sponsors

3×5 PartnersApex Real Estate Partners, Beam Development, Burgerville, Clark Collective, Glumac, Green Gables Design and Restoration Inc., Heritage Consulting Group, Maxwell PR + Engagement, New Seasons Market, Opsis Architecture, Pacific Crest Partners, Port of Portland, Utensile, Wyse Kadish

Friend sponsors

Closet Factory, Ethos Development, Farmland LP, Green Zebra Grocery, Laughing Planet, Local Ocean Seafoods, Melvin Mark, Neil Kelly, Rain Capital Management, Willamette International Travel


About Ecotrust

Ecotrust, a regional organization that has been leading restoration-based economic development since 1991, works to create more resilient communities, economies, and ecosystems here and around the world. Ecotrust’s many innovations include cofounding an environmental bank, starting the world’s first ecosystem investment fund, creating a range of programs in fisheries, forestry, food, farms and indigenous affairs, and developing new scientific and information tools to improve social, economic, and environmental decision-making. Learn more at or connect with @ecotrust.

About the Redd on Salmon Street

The Redd on Salmon Street is a new Ecotrust development located in the heart of Portland’s historic industrial Central Eastside district, designed to support authentic local food-related enterprises in Portland, connect them to the rich producers in surrounding farmlands, and scale a robust regional food economy across the Pacific Northwest. Learn more at or connect with @reddonsalmon.