The American Planning Association’s magazine reviewed Cartopia in its current issue: Where food carts work In Cartopia: Portland’s Food Cart Revolution (2010; Roy Rodgers Press; 168 pp.; $25), planning consultant Kelly Rodgers and art and design consultant Kelley Roy describe the hundreds of food carts that serve the appetites of urban Oregonians. A few are […]
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Many moons later…. the video from our presentation at Concordia University in May 2011: That’s So Portland!
Cartopia: Portland’s Food Cart Revolution gets a shout-out in the Urban Times in September.
The Amsterdam-based magazine, The Pop-Up City, from design agency Golfstromen, presents new ideas, trends and strategies for contemporary world cities. Writer Joelle Payet recently visited Portland to check out the food and food cart scene, using Cartopia as a guide to help understand the popularity of the carts: “To find our way amongst the 500 […]
Explore the creative side of TEDx at Concordia University on October 27th, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. The authors of Cartopia will be speaking with Melissa Delzio of Our Portland Story and artist Paula Shore. We will talk about our creative process, how Portland influences us, and the role of creativity in entrepreneurship. Light […]
Kelly Rodgers will be presenting at the Tactical Urbanism Salon, held in NYC October 15 and 16. The Salon is an event presenting international tactical urbanism projects that demonstrate how short term action can lead to long term change in our cities. Information will be shared about a range of urban interventions that apply creativity, […]
Join Kelley Roy at the Wordstock Festival in Portland on October 8th. Kelley will be participating in a 2:00 panel with local food authors at a session titled, Every Book is a Business.
Join the discusssion on May 10th. Leading street vendor advocates from the U.S. and Canada will share insights on the value of vendors and recommend fair legislation to support their viability downtown. The Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI)’s Sociable City Live Webinar discussion on May 10th, 2011 will explore vending as an opportunity for entrepreneurial-start up […]
We are speaking at TEDxConcordia on May 14th and will be discussing Portland’s food cart scene and entrepreneurial spirit. We would love to have you join us. Tell everyone why supporting your fellow entrepreneurs is good for Portland and good for our economy. Photos of the locally-sourced and -designed stage are below. Check out the […]