Green Your Garden with Greywater

  Portlanders love their gardens. But have you ever stopped to consider how much water your garden consumes? Our abundant fall-winter-spring rainfall comes out of sync with the summer garden irrigation season. Peak water use by City of Portland residential...
Welcome to the Depaving

Welcome to the Depaving

Hello, I’m Brynn. I am usually the first person volunteers meet upon arriving at our events. Here’s my Depave story. I was hooked after going to my first depaving event in 2012. I wanted more. More earth between my fingertips. More community building. More...
What does half a staff member look like?

What does half a staff member look like?

Howdy, friends! I’m Meghan, Depave’s newest employee. You might be wondering what kind of person works for such a cool nonprofit. Read on to find out. I didn’t grow up liking the outdoors very much. I didn’t spend summer vacations camping or visiting National Parks....
How I Fell in Love with Depave

How I Fell in Love with Depave

I was thrilled to receive Executive Director Eric Rosewall’s email last year inviting me to apply to be on the board of Depave because just months earlier, I had fallen in love with the organization after an amazing event at the Muslim Community Center. It felt...