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CeaBikinis

Bend’s CeaBikinis

Hand-sewn by 24-year-old Christina Evert, CeaBikinis are almost impossible to get your hands on. A cult following swarms her Etsy store whenever she opens. Evert sells thousands of her bikinis on the site and only opens her shop once every month and a half.

StumpTown Kilts

If clothes make the man then kilts suggest the wearer has a corporeal level of confidence. StumpTown Kilts is a destination location in Portland. Appointments are encouraged but there are Saturday store hours at the makers space Manifestation Warehouse. Within the studios is hipster couture you can’t find downtown: kilts.

The World’s First Hopservatory

The Worthy Garden Club Hopservatory is now open to the public. Worthy has partnered with the Oregon Observatory at Sunriver to offer weekly tours of The Cosmos at Worthy Brewing. Worthy Brewing hopes to raise scientific literacy, stimulate cosmic curiosity and foster appreciation of our own planet. Register for a tour Wednesdays and Sundays 9 p.m.-10 p.m. on the Worthy Garden Club website (www.worthygardenclub.com/hopservatory.html), or enjoy open viewing Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (9 p.m.-11 p.m.) by signing up at the host stand. Kids 6 and under free. For Earthlings 7 and over, a $5 donation is requested. 495 NE Bellevue Dr, Bend, Or. 97701.

Common Ground

Rural ranchers working with conservationists for the future of Oregon.

ty boland, oregon garden

The Man Behind The Oregon Garden

Ty Boland, botanical curator at The Oregon Garden, has catalogued more than 8,000 plants at the state’s “plant zoo.”

Sudara: Freedom Fashion

Keith is the CEO and founder of Sudara, a benefit corporation teaching women to sew in order to gain independence from sex trafficking and prostitution.

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Oregon’s New Pioneers

People all over Oregon are launching new ideas and seeing through plans to make the world a better place. Here, we look at a few of their big ideas.