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You’re My Favorite Foodie Gift Set!

December 21, 2010

You’re My Favorite Foodie gift set includes: Support 3 local writers and a blogger, while sporting a sexy cartivore t! This gift set is great for friends and family in Portland and around the world! People are flocking to Portland for our local food scene, and these three books will help guide and educate even […]

Is there a need for a Food Carts Guild?

December 12, 2010

I really enjoyed reading Ethan Seltzer and Chris Smiths’ response to Randy Leonard’s crack down on carts. And it made me think of some of the buzz lately about a Food Carts Guild. So…..should Portland Food Cart owners band together to form a Food Carts Guild? A few agenda items that may help all of […]

Powell’s is running low, New Seasons and Mirador get on board, and Art Department is having a Presents for Procrastinators Holiday Fair!

December 10, 2010

Did you know that Cartopia makes a great gift for anyone, anywhere, or should I say everyone, everywhere? People all over the country and the world are enamored with Portland and our food cart scene, and this visually delicious and intellectually stimulating book is just what people need to understand the how and why of […]

Review by Portland Planning Commissioner Chris Smith

December 1, 2010

Mapping the Food Cart Ecosystem November 30, 2010 “I just completed the excellent “Cartopia” by Kelly Rodgers and Kelley Roy and it has helped fill in my understanding of why food carts have blossomed here in Portland and what their impact on the economy is. Some of the success factors include: Carts are treated as vehicles […]

Review from Paul Gerald of Breakfast in Bridgetown

November 30, 2010

“A couple years ago I got an email from somebody who wanted to buy me breakfast and pick my brain about publishing. This happens a lot, and I always say yes. That this turned out to be two smart, attractive women didn’t hurt. I’ve probably had this chat 50 times: somebody has an idea for […]

CARTopia Review by Charles Heying!

November 27, 2010

“Cartopia will surprise you.  Good books do.  At first glance, it appears to be a sensually rich guidebook to Portland’s burgeoning food cart sector. It is that, but it is also a nuanced discussion of food carts as an urban phenomenon.  Kelley Roy and Kelly Rodgers take us back to the future, to the city […]

CARTopia gets a Staff Pick at Powell’s!

November 26, 2010

“We Portlanders love our small neighborhoods of quirky livability, and the indie food carts exemplify some of that charm. Cartopia highlights some of the major pods (a cluster of three or more carts) and delves into the wellbeing of the food-cart realm. Every visitor or newcomer to Portland should get a copy of Cartopia as […]

CARTopia is having a positive impact in the community

November 23, 2010

From SRV True Freedom ministry project “Namaste. Please accept our heartfelt gratitude for contributing to SRV’s True Freedom prison ministry benefit. As an event, it was successful in making more people aware of the spiritual needs of incarcerated persons and how volunteers serve that need. The speakers, including a corrections chaplain and released inmates, all […]

Broadway Books has restocked their shelves!

November 22, 2010

Cartopia is selling like hotcakes at Broadway Books, but be rest assured that they are keeping their shelves stocked through the holidays. Cartopia makes a great gift for food lovers, urbanists, designers, and people who love food carts and Portland!

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