Heat, mix, curdle and strain! Be a part of the magical transformation of milk into cheese. Campers will create an assortment of sweet and savory fresh cheeses using winter herbs from the fields and farm-made honey. Farm-fresh cheese is great on its own and even better when perched on top of scratch-made crackers that campers will roll and bake while they wait for the curd to cool.Find out more »
This class will show you dishes that you can make at home featuring wholesome, healthy foods. Susana, with her background in nutrition will talk to you about making small changes with big flavor for all of you who want to focus on eating healthier!Find out more »
Brings together farmers, processors and end-users, as well as investors, brokers and local government officials to support rebuilding a grain economy west of the Cascade Mountains in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia through three value-added enterprises – brewing and distilling, baking and other food uses, as well as animal feed.Find out more »
We’ll pair wines from across the region of Italy with delicious dishes that highlight the wonderful foods of the region. Dazzle your friends at your next dinner party with a trip to Italy and the wonderful wines from the region that you learned about at the workshop.Find out more »
Since January 2009, Friends of Family Farmers has hosted InFARMation (and Beer!) each month in Portland. This is an opportunity to bring the issues that Oregon family farmers face onto the radar of urban consumers and the community in general. The topic changes each month, but always focuses on the larger picture of the connection between food and farms in our state. When eaters connect with farmers, it makes our food web stronger and real changes in …Find out more »
In the rarified world of truffles, Oregon is known as the premier center of research and expertise outside of Europe. A lineage of eminent scientists has maintained that standing for almost a century, and continues to hold it to this day. Oregon is also blessed with an abundance of wild truffles with culinary qualities equal to those of Europe, and as with French grapes, Oregon has the perfect climate for cultivation of the renowned French truffles. As the ultimate culinary …Find out more »
Celebrate the New Year with a festive, Italian inspired feast! Menu features dishes inspired from Chef Abby’s recent trip to Bologna, Italy with the Portland-Bologna sister city organization La Vita Bella. Italian and Northwest wines will be offered by the glass or as a full pairing.Find out more »
ChocolateFest promises you the opportunity to sample, taste, savor, and delight in some of the finest chocolate from the Northwest and beyond!
ChocolateFest is produced by, and is a fundraiser for, the World Forestry Center. By attending this delicious event, you are helping to support their very important mission of educating about the world’s forest, trees, and environmental sustainability.
Sip Oregon Wines and enjoy fresh coastal seafood and other culinary delights at the Tenth Annual Portland Seafood and Wine Festival! Bring the whole family, kids will enjoy face painters, balloon artists and more!
This annual Portland Tradition, smack dab in the middle of Dungeness Crab season promises to be an event you will love and look forward to each and every year!
If you need more encouragement to join us… here you go!
Fresh Oregon Seafood
Wines from over 50 Oregon Wineries …
Don’t forget that everyday is the PERFECT time to make amazing soup! With so many wonderful fresh ingredients to choose from, this class will show the basic techniques to build a huge variety of amazing soups. Fresh and light, bold and unique, to delicate chilled soups, Sumptuous Soups in one of our favorite classes and favorite ways to use farm fresh produce!Find out more »
The Local Food Connection connects local farmers, ranchers and fishermen with area food buyers (chefs, grocery stores, restaurants, and distributors), creating business opportunities that support and sustain our local food supply system. The day is filled with a keynote address–this year focusing on distribution– a networking session, workshops, and a fabulous local lunch.Find out more »
Educational and fun opportunity to become engaged with key members of the organic industry.
From farmers, activists, policy experts, educators, sustainable organizations, processors, retailers and eaters of great food—everyone finds sources of inspiration at Organicology.
FoodWorx – an exceptional event bringing together everyone who loves food to discuss issues, network with experts, collaborate with other passionate foodies and inspire the future of the food and drink we love so much. FoodWorx is one varied day of expert speakers, demos, tastings and film clips from various segments of the industry as well as a Marketplace full of interesting new products to explore.
FoodWorx takes place on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the World Forestry Center in Portland, …
Celebrate handmade sausage, local and German beer, and German music in the Mount Angel Festhalle, which includes an indoor parade and costume contest for Fasching on Saturday evening.Find out more »
Crisscross the state on a self-led Oregon brewery tour. Tour Oregon breweries, meet the brewers and sample your favorite beers.Find out more »
Join us for an unforgettable Valentine’s weekend experience hosted at over 30 wineries in the wild beauty of the Columbia Gorge featuring chocolate and other sweet pairings, special releases, great discounts and more.
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Artists and Craftsmen showcase a variety of fine art, sculpture, photography, pottery, and jewelry. Pacific Northwest Wineries pour the finest of wines and culinary professionals serve cuisines of delectable delights to entice your palates.Find out more »
Admission is free, with samples available for 75¢ and portion sizes for $3 and $5. Professional judges will award cash prizes for the top three finishers and you get to vote for your favorite jambalaya dish to determine the People’s Choice Award!
And don’t miss the authentic King Cake! We’ll have free samples for you to taste, and Louisiana native, Scott Salmons will entertain you with its history. Come grab some beads (we’ve got you covered) and enjoy the party!
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Fest will feature 15 dark beers from Lompoc and special guests Alameda, Breakside, Cascade, The Commons, Ecliptic, Laurelwood, Lucky Lab, pFriem and Widmer.Find out more »
Who serves the best clam chowder in the city? A dozen local brewpubs and restaurants will vie for the coveted Chowder Cup at the 8th annual Chowder Challenge.
Participating restaurants include Cascade Brewing Barrel House, Columbia River Brewing, Ecliptic Brewing, Farm House Cafe, Ice Axe Grill, Laurelwood Public House, Lompoc 5th Quadrant, Lompoc Tavern, RingSide Fish House, Salty’s on the Columbia, Tabor Tavern & Widmer Gasthaus.
Two-ounce samples of traditional New England-style clam chowders from each of the participants are served in …
Performances from scores of fisherpoets Friday and Saturday nights and lots of company. Saturday morning we’ll have writing and issues-related workshops, tours of old canneries and working fishing boats. Saturday afternoon we’ll have film at the Columbian Theater and our Story Circle at the Astoria Event Center.Find out more »
This daylong event is geared toward farmers, agriculture professionals, food policy advocates, students and managers of farmers markets.
Twenty-four sessions will be offered on a variety of topics relevant to the Oregon small farmers. This year there will be a session track in Spanish.
find us on facebookSpeakers will include farmers, OSU Extension faculty, agribusiness, and more.