Timberline Lodge: Proprietary Beef Program

At first glance, the landscape evokes an Edward Hopper painting. A saturated sky so blue and bright, low mountains in the distance, a lonesome barn, and gently rolling grasses dotted with cows. But this is a modern-day snapshot from Grass Valley (population less than 200), a blink-of-an-eye ranching town that makes up part of Oregon’s heartland....

Bittersweet

Southern Oregon, from near Bandon down to Gold Beach, is cranberry country. Growers in Coos and Curry counties produce about 95 percent of our state’s 40-million-pound cranberry harvest, which accounts for approximately 7 percent of the nation’s total cranberry production....

Brewing with the Grain

Quick: When's the last time you ate barley? If you're an average Oregonian, it wasn't that long ago. And you didn't eat it; you drank it in a craft beer....

Farm: Wild Garden Seed

Frank Morton started saving his own seed as a salad farmer. He later started Wild Garden Seed, which catalogs and sells an extensive list of organic seeds. Morton also works tirelessly for the rights of organic growers, pushing back against strong forces that threaten the integrity of their crops and their livelihoods....

Farm: Gales Meadow Farm

When Anne and Rene’ Berblinger of Gales Meadow Farm bought their land in 1991, they imagined they’d work as small-scale hobby farmers. But farming quickly developed into a serious passion, driven by a desire to take care of the land and pass on the wisdom of organic farming....

Farm: Our Table Cooperative

Our Table Cooperative is a farm operating uniquely through a cooperative model, offering membership to its 12 workers on the farm, other regional producers, and customers. It takes a view of the farm as a single, whole organism through organic and biodyanmic approaches....

Farm: Sun Gold Farm

Sun Gold Farm is a family farm that successfully transitioned away from conventional dairy and began selling its produce at farmer's markets and through a popular CSA....