Eating Our Words

We talk about localness and sustainability and now for the third year, we got to eat our words. Tasty words they were this year too. We’re talking about the third annual CK 100-Mile Potluck. For those who missed it,  the idea is to cook something up that uses as many ingredients grown and processed within 100 miles of Read more…

Sustaining Our Sustainability Wins

Prevailing over some worthy opponents, we’ve joined forces with Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to help them help everyone to help Portland. It’s called the Portland Plan. The old one isn’t just past its prime, it’s expired. So time Read more…

Summer Party at the Park

The CK gang loaded up two suites at PGE park. Friends and family were invited for food, drinks and baseball. Normally cedar plank salmon might seem a little highbrow for baseball, but this wasn’t just baseball.

The shindig continued throughout the evening. Although Portland ends up Read more…

New Clean Rivers :15 sec Short

Just wrapped one of three new short :15 sec spots for Clean Rivers and Streams. Each features an action (or inaction) that’s harmful to our rivers. This one’s about making the connection between washing our cars at home and where all that soap and grime goes.

Incidentally, the crew on this spot was great. The art department built a 3/4-car replica, giving us room for the suds and water machines ( Read more…

Propaganda Promoting Bike Commuting

http://youtu.be/348Y_fPWIdk Twelve minutes later, Mike clocks in at CK headquarters.

Helping Oregon Tackle the Next Frontier of Smokefree Spaces

The smokefree workplace law has been in effect for over a year.  Oregonians can no longer smoke in restaurants, bars or bingo halls. Can you smell the fresh air?  With that law in place, the State’s Tobacco Prevention and Education program is looking to tackle the next frontier of smokefree spaces—multi-family dwellings, also known as apartment complexes.  To help tenants and Oregonians learn about the new law Coates Kokes concentrated our media planning Read more…