Outside the Bean

Paul Evers pivoted from advertising craft beverages to making them. Earlier this year, one of his products was certified as the first carbon-neutral energy drink in the world. Is it more marketing — or is Riff the real deal?

CSA customers run into problems

There are more than 60 community supported agriculture businesses in the Portland area, up from 15 in 2000. However, the increasingly popular way to buy vegetables isn’t foolproof.