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Brew to Bikes: Portland's Artisan Economy
Urban Studies and Planning Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Charles H. Heying, Portland State University
Document Type
Book
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Subjects
  • Artisans -- Oregon -- Portland,
  • Portland (Or.) -- Commerce,
  • Portland (Or.) -- Economic conditions,
  • Artisans,
  • Economic history,
  • Oregon -- Portland
Abstract

Brew to Bikes: Portland's Artisan Economy explains how post-industrial economic transformations have created a space for artisan enterprises to flourish. Dissatisfied with passive consumption, many residents of Portland, OR take matters into their own hands. Associate Professor of Urban Studies Charles Heying noticed these local artisans prospering all over the city and set out to study their thriving economy. Profiling hundreds of local businesses, and with an eye on Portland's unique penchant for sustainability and urban development, Brew to Bikes is about everything from bike manufacturers to microbreweries, from do-it-yourself to traditional crafts. A treatise to local, ethical business practices, Brew to Bikes positions Portland as a hub of artisan ingenuity worthy of admiration.

Description

Additional information on purchasing a copy of the book is available here: http://ooligan.pdx.edu/nonfiction/brew-to-bikes/

Published by Ooligan Press, Portland State University. Posted with permission.

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9027
Citation Information
Charles H. Heying. Brew to Bikes: Portland's Artisan Economy. (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charles_heying/1/