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FOOD HERO ISSUE: Joan Gussow • Little Ranch in the City • Earthworms • Preschool Gardeners • Chile Peppers

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Scrambled Eggs with Cherry Tomatoes and Harissa

This paste of chiles and spices originally from Tunisia is smoky and versatile. Here, it’s slathered on eggs.

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Winners of the Local Hero Awards!

Every year, Edible Portland and Ecotrust honor outstanding members of our local food community. Find out who won!

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Have You Heard?

On the podcast: Stories recorded at the Cherry Sprout Produce Earth Day event this past April ranging from the sentimental to the comedic.

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Los Pioneros

Mexico’s indigenous Mixteca beat a new path from an old world.

A New Day

A Portland preschool makes growing food an elemental spirit of a new movement to change food in child care.

The Vertical Integrator

Local Hero Award winner Nossa Familia Coffee is a family-owned company that understands the importance of true vertical integration, from growing the crop to processing the product to selling the beverage.

The Grain Prophets

Local Hero Award winner Tabor Bread is helping to revitalize a local grain economy by sourcing directly from farmers, milling whole grains in-house, and baking breads that have unmatched nutrition, freshness, and flavor.

The Giver

Dan Cadmus brings a lifelong knowledge of farming and animal husbandry to Local Hero Award winner Linnton Feed and Seed.

The Limb Reapers

Over the last eight years, Local Hero Award winner Portland Fruit Tree Project has collected nearly 200,000 pounds of fruit that would otherwise go to waste.

The Transformers

Local Hero Award winner Sun Gold Farm successfully transitioned its farming practices from conventional use of pesticides and fertilizers to reliance on crop rotations to build organic matter.

RECIPES


Scrambled Eggs with Cherry Tomatoes and Harissa

This paste of chiles and spices originally from Tunisia is smoky and versatile. Here, it’s slathered on eggs.

Jerk Chicken

Peppers are the star in this classic islander preparation for mouth-burning chicken.

Nasturtium Capers

These faux capers make use of the surplus of pods that nasturtium flowers produce late in the season. They are fat, salty, and delicious.

Kale Pesto

A favorite with the preschoolers at New Day School, this simple kale pesto features asafoetida (also known as hing), an Indian spice with an allium-like flavor.

Lovage Pesto

The perennial herb lovage, which tastes like cardamom-infused celery and looks like over-sized parsley, is delicious, especially in this rich all-purpose sauce.

Chile peppers, many ways

Four recipes to turn a peck of peppers into everything from pickles to salsa to fermented sauce.

Dutch Oven Juniper-Beet Braised Lamb Shanks

A camp-cooking project to tackle after you’ve gathered wild juniper berries.

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Podcast: Loving Dutch Ovens with Ian Harris

Writer Ian Harris, who recently wrote about the power of the desert in Edible Portland, shares his favorite dutch oven recipe.

Podcast: Celebrating Earth at Cherry Sprout

Stories recorded at the Cherry Sprout Produce Earth Day event this past April ranging from the sentimental to the comedic.

Podcast: Surreptitious Foraging with Stacey Givens

Stacey Givens, owner and creator of The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen, talks about road trips she took as a child involving foraging and trespassing.

Podcast: The Apple Tree and Misery with Brian Rohr

Professional storyteller Brian Rohr tells an old French tale about an elderly woman and her apple tree.

Podcast: Wine Futures with Chehalem Mountain Winemakers

A few winemakers from the Chehalem Mountains in Oregon talk about the future of winemaking in the region.

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