Pouring more than 80 different craft beers from around the country, the Oregon Brewers Festival is the quintessential celebration of craft beer! On a sun soaked July afternoon, there’s no better place to sip suds with friends along the banks of the Willamette River, with the Portland skyline as a backdrop to the west and Mt. Hood towering in the east. Whether you prefer Belgians or Blondes, Pales or Pilsners, Saisons or Wits – come to the Oregon Brewers Festival, …Find out more »
A selection of short films profiling people who turn progressive environmental ideas into actions, including:
“The Lost Fish” – This film profiles people working to raise awareness of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest fish disappearance and the sacred place it holds among many American Indian Tribes.
“Brooklyn Farmer” – A film that explores the unique challenges facing Brooklyn Grange, a group of urban farmers who endeavor to run a commercially viable farm within the landscape of New York City.
“Backyard” – A documentary film …Find out more »
Kids learn about the seasonality of food, meet local farmers, and gain first-hand experience preparing ingredients purchased fresh at the PSU market.
Pre-registration is strongly recommended, as class size is limited. To register, please download the Kids Cook Registration form and return by mail, or for more information or to register for classes by phone or email please, email Anna Curtin or call her at 503.241.0032.
The 6th Annual Sauvie Island Center Barn Dance & Barbecue is scheduled for Saturday, July 26th on the Sauvie Island Organics farm and grounds of Howell Territorial Park. The family-friendly event, presented by Whole Foods Market, is a fundraiser for the farm-based education non-profit. The event kicks off at 4:30 pm with a scavenger hunt and tours of the award-winning Sauvie Island Organics farm. The winner of the Scavenger Hunt will receive a $100 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market. …Find out more »
Farm to table in the truest sense. Join Chef Abby Fammartino and local farmers Dave and Lori Hoyle for a farm pop up dinner. Chat with the farmer and the chef as you enjoy four course menu, served family style at long tables set up in the fields of Creative Growers Farm in Forest Grove. Menu is naturally free of gluten, dairy and soy in order to include many types of eaters at the table. Vegetarian substitutions available by …Find out more »
Some foods will always be kids’ favorite foods. In this class we will be making mac and cheese from scratch (with a healthy twist!), roasted veggies with a ranch dressing, REAL chicken nuggets, and butterscotch pudding.
Join us for a four-course dinner on the Green Anchors Enterprises boat!
Dinner will be prepared by Chef Megan Denton of Able Farms and Chef Jane Hashimawari of Ippai. Courses will be small local farm and sustainable seafood focused, accompanied by wine and a Japanese drinking vinegar.
Featured local purveyors are Able Farms, Ewald Moseler Selections, Genki Su Japanese Vinegars, Nightlight Farm, Rockwood Urban Farm, Sacred Sea Tuna, and Spring Water Farms.
Please contact Able Farms if you have specific dietary restrictions, and we will accommodate …
Dine at Zenger Farm this summer during a Plate & Pitchfork Dinner. This dinner features Chef Ingrid Chen and Chef Jeff McCarthy of Remedy Wine Bar with Chef Andrew Garrett of NW Elixirs with J.K. Carriere Wines.Find out more »
Join wild food expert John Kallas to explore traditional foodways of Native North Americans. Learn how Native North Americans made a living off of the abundance of food they found in nature.
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Research suggests that adopting a vegan diet can be one of the most healthful ways to eat. While following this diet is not for everyone, limiting your overall intake of animal based foods can protect against numerous health concerns, promote longevity and help the environment. Learn how to make delicious vegan fare that is both seasonal and satisfying. Menu includes: Watermelon Lime Agua Fresca, Chilled Cucumber Melon Soup, Summer Veggie Tacos and Mexican Chocolate Torte. No dairy, eggs or meat …Find out more »
This class will incorporate summer fruit into a four course dinner, perfect to recreate for your own dinner party!
Apricot, prosciutto, and honey crostini
Summer salad with peach vinaigrette
Green beans with garlicy bread crumbs
Roasted Cauliflower with garlic and herbs
Roast Pork Loin with Peach Chutney
From coast to Cascades to canyons, the Bite of Oregon is a stunning celebration of Oregon, its food, its people and its extraordinary quality of life. Come join the fun at the best summer party on the Portland waterfront and discover Oregon’s Bounty!Find out more »
The $3,000 Great Albacore Tuna BBQ Challenge and the Great Albacore Tuna Battle at the Brunch: The Culinary Student Challenge will be on Saturday and Sunday August 9 & 10, 2014 at the Port of Newport, home of NOAA Marine Operations Center-Pacific and the NOAA West Coast Fleet. This incredible and unique culinary event, featuring fresh-caught Albacore Tuna, is produced by the Oregon Albacore Commission and the Port of Newport with major commercial sponsors.
Last August our judging lineup included Margo …
There’s nothing like summer in Oregon–meals outdoors, views of surrounding mountains and the sweet juiciness of fresh fruits. This August, Our Table would like to invite guests to share in this special time of year through the Our Table in the Field dinner series. We are delighted to have Chef Joshua McFadden of Ava Gene’s in Portland craft a multiple course meal based on ingredients grown and raised in our fields.
We will be hosting two nights of dinners. Each …
Chehalem Mountains Winegrowers (CMW) is proud to announce the return of the Origin ’14 event. In its fifth year, Origin will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at ArborBrook Vineyards from 4:30-8:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $60 at http://www.chehalemmountains.org/events.
The CMW boasts more wineries than any other Oregon AVA. The region is renown for its 150 vineyards and distinctive combination of soil types and remarkable micro-climates. This geologic phenomenon was developed from virtually simultaneous cataclysmic floods, tumultuous winds, …Find out more »
Run. Eat. Wine! Put your running/walking shoes on and join us for a 3 mile fun run/walk around and through our beautiful vineyards while admiring the picturesque views of Dundee Hills.
This is a challenging 3 mile hilly course that takes place on vineyard trails and some gravel road sections. The course will take you through a wooded section, up and down the vineyard hills, and across an open field that showcases the beauty of Winter’s Hill Vineyards and …
It’s that time of year again! Time to gear up and get ready to send the kids off to school! Figuring out how to provide your children with nutritious meals and snacks that won’t end up coming back home can be a challenge. The dietitians at Nourish Northwest will take the stress out of this task in this 2 part educational series. You will learn how to get your kids involved and excited about healthy food, how to prepare quick …Find out more »
Join us for a five-course farm dinner prepared by Chef Megan Denton of Able Farms, featuring craft wine by Tartan Wines and highlighting Able Farms and other local small farms.Find out more »
Where skinny jeans meets overalls!- InFARMation puts the issues that Oregon family farmers face on 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.
Whole event runs from 5:30-8:30 pm, Presentations from 6:30-8.
- Which vegetables are easiest to grow to seed?
- How can I be sure my seed will breed true?
- Choosing the best plants to save seed from
- Hands-on: harvest and storage
- Planning the garden for seed saving
Seed swap after workshop. Feel free to bring seeds to share. Some homegrown seeds will be available to take home.
Have a favorite open-pollinated tomato plant? Bring a ripe tomato and we will help you to process the seeds for best plant growth.
This class will be outdoors, …
Please join us for an open air evening of live music, small bites, fine wines from local wineries and silent auction.
All proceeds from the event benefit Amity DIG, a non-profit volunteer organization whose mission is to cultivate an attractive and thriving community by acting as a hub to empower people and businesses.
It’s that time of year again! Time to gear up and get ready to send the kids off to school! Figuring out how to provide your children with nutritious meals and snacks that won’t end up coming back home can be a challenge. The dietitians at Nourish Northwest will take the stress out of this task in this 2 part educational series. You will learn how to get your kids involved and excited healthy food, how to prepare quick and …Find out more »
Eating at barbeques doesn’t have to mean sabotaging your healthy lifestyle. Learn how to put a new twist on a summer cookout that will satisfy all party-goers. Menu includes: Lemon Basil Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Grilled Vegetable Salad with Poppyseed Dressing and Mixed Berry Sorbet. Contains optional dairy; otherwise this class is both vegan and gluten free!Find out more »
An intimate portrait of a group of landowners and activists in East Texas who tried to stop the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a $7 billion project slated to carry tar sands oil from Canada to Texas Gulf Coast refineries. These stories of resistance and direct action explore the human spirit and how social change happens in America.Find out more »
Rural Living Field Day is a fun event for rural landowners and this year the event is sponsored by West Multnomah, Tualatin and Columbia Soil & Water Conservation Districts and the Oregon Small Woodland Association. Our partners include the Scappoose Bay Watershed Council, the Oregon Forest Resource Institute, and the Skyline Ridge Neighborhood Association. The event features speakers addressing a wide variety of issues that face rural homeowners, farmers, and land managers every day. Topics include wildlife, forests, …Find out more »
Join wild food expert John Kallas to learn how to determine if and when wild foods are desirable to use, which plants to seek, what are your priorities in both recreational and unplanned survival situations. Information is good for camping and hiking to real survival situations. See major poisonous plants.
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For residents and visitors alike, Food Lover’s Guide to Portland is a road map to finding the best of the best in America’s favorite do-it-yourself foodie mecca. Navigate Portland’s edible bounty with this all-access pass to hundreds of producers, purveyors, distillers, bakers, food carts, and farmers markets. This book is the indispensable guide to it all. In the second edition, readers get 30+ new full listings, 150+ new businesses, a new food cart chapter by food cart expert Brett Burmeister, …Find out more »
Nicky USA is excited to announce that this year’s annual culinary competition, Nicky USA’s Wild About Game, will take place once again at the historic and picturesque Timberline Lodge, in Timberline, Oregon on September 7, 2014. Nicky USA products are featured in some of the region’s best dishes and restaurants, and the Pacific Northwest’s favorite specialty meat purveyor hosts the event to thank the farmers, artisans and chefs who use and love their high quality products.
In a battle of …
An Able Farms dinner benefiting the Friends of Outdoor School. Join Able Farms on Sauvie Island for a 3 course dinner created with farm fresh food prepared by chef Jane Hashimawari of ippai. Logsdon Farmhouse Ales paired with each coarse.Find out more »
September 14th to 20th, 2014, marks the 26th anniversary of Organically Grown in Oregon Week (OGOW), a tradition that began in 1988 to celebrate Oregon’s organic industry and recognize the leaders of the movement. To introduce Oregonians to the state’s riches, a selection of organic farms, retailers, certifiers and farmers markets have lined up a slate of educational, family-friendly activities that will provide firsthand experiences with exposure to the cornucopia of delicious, healthful foods produced by the local organic community.
A documentary about home and how we find it, the film follows one couple’s attempt to build a “tiny home” from scratch and profiles other families who have downsized their lives into homes smaller than the average parking space.Find out more »
Come on out and taste the flavors of the season! We will have apple tastings, cider pressing, pumpkin painting and caramel apple making. Fun for the whole family!
October 18 @ our NW Thurman Location
October 19th at our Hillsdale Location
An amazing variety of fungi thrive in the Tillamook State Forest! Join State Park Ranger Dane Osis for a program on these wild forest mushrooms. You will view freshly picked fungi, learn to identify edible and poisonous varieties, and discover the important role fungi play in forest health. Following the talk, you can take an optional short hike with Dane to search for and identify mushrooms. Feel free to bring in samples of mushrooms for identification!
Programs are at 10:30am and …