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Good Wood Celebration 2022

June 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

Hear inspiring stories of Pacific Northwest “Good Wood” from people working across the local wood chain, from forest to finish. Each has their own perspective to share on “What is Good Wood?”

Storytellers and topics include:

    • Jake Foster – Sustainable Northwest Wood; sustainable/local wood broker and distributor
    • Josh Salinger – Owner of BirdsMouth Design Build; architecture, design, and build
    • Axcelle Campaña – Project Coordinator, Diversity Science and Alex “Seed” Jones, Sustainable Builder; community partnerships and sustainability
    • Valerie Carey – Sankofa Lumber; FSC recycled wood
    • Ben Boutros – Founder of Bennu; woodworker, furniture maker
    • Mike Lipke – Trillium Pacific; secondary manufacturing and millwork
    • Glenn Ahrens – Forester, Hopkins Demonstration Forest; family forest management, demonstration & education

Refreshments and pizza will be provided by the Build Local Alliance. The celebration will be held at the Sustainable Northwest Wood‘s warehouse in Portland, OR.

Registration (FREE) is required.

The Build Local Alliance is a community catalyst drawing together and supporting people, businesses, and organizations committed to connecting “good” wood from local forests with local projects. Our mission is to improve the vitality of local forests and related human communities by connecting local, responsibly grown and processed wood with local projects.

To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/good-wood-celebration-2022-tickets-347530110917.


June 16
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PDT


Build Local Alliance


Sustainable Northwest Wood’s Warehouse
2701 SE 14th Ave
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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