B Street Living Museum

The B Street Living Museum Story

The B Street Living Museum project site is located on a Metro-owned property less than a mile from the Pacific University campus in Forest Grove, near the B Street bridge over Gales Creek (at 1155 B St., for the purposes of GPS or mapping programs).

The B Street Living Museum is an emerging grassroots organization and demonstration site whose mission is to provide inspiration and information about environmentally sensitive, sustainable living practices for Pacific University students, city residents, local schools and other Forest Grove community members. Site projects engage participants in community building, research, and demonstration for the purpose of providing the impetus for sustainable practices in the Forest Grove community in accordance with permaculture principles and ethics. Read about B Street Living Museum in the Pacific magazine.

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Vision

We envision a vibrant, thriving, and just community that provides for its food, water, and energy needs through informed stewardship of the ecosystems within our bioregion.

Mission

To provide inspiration and information on resilient and sustainable systems through demonstration, exploration, and discovery for the learning communities of our bioregion.

Our Values

We are guided by a collective value system that includes respecting the earth’s geophysical processes and limitations, caring for the earth’s living communities, and distributing the abundance of renewable resources in a fair and equitable manner. 

Contact B Street

bstreet@pacificu.edu
503-430-7257

Site Location

1155 B St.
Forest Grove, OR 97116

Mailing Address

c/o The Center for Civic Engagement
Pacific University
2043 College Way UC #A-141
Forest Grove, OR 97116

David Knaus | Farmer Educator
503-352-1622 | dknaus@pacificu.edu

Ron Calkins | Site Coordinator
503-430-7257 | ronc@pacificu.edu

The B Street Advisory Council

The purpose of the B Street Advisory Council is to provide guidance and feedback regarding programming and utilization of space at the B Street Living Museum.  The current council roster represents various stakeholders for the B Street facility, including faculty, staff, and students of Pacific University, local organizations and community members, and other partners with an interest in sustainability education, permaculture, and/or food systems.   The council is asked to listen to and honor student voice, in balance with other interests in the program.  

 

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