Release Date: 08-25-2016
Chefs from Xico and Park Kitchen partner up with Cattail Creek Lamb and Iliamna Salmon Co.
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. ecotrust.org/celebrating-25-years
Thank you Sponsors!
Center Stage sponsor
Bar Host sponsors
Yeti, Bob and Liz Warren
Music Maker sponsors
3×5 Partners, Apex 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
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 ecotrust.org 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 ecotrust.org/redd or connect with @reddonsalmon.