FARM DINNERS

A Guide to 2016 Farm Dinners (Plus, Win Two Tickets to Field & Vine)

Book your plein air dining feasts before they sell out.

04/15/2016 By Sarah Hopwood

THE MENU MAKERS

Meet the Local Farmers, Ranchers, and Beekeepers that Drive Portland Menus

Learn the stories behind the names you've come to know—and find out what ingredients will be inspiring Portland chefs in the future.

10/19/2015 By Kelly Clarke and Allison Jones

THE MENU MAKERS

How Ayers Creek Farm Creates Tomorrow's Heirloom Ingredients

The Gaston-based couple stay busy selecting the fruits, vegetables, and grains on your future dinner plate.

10/19/2015 By Kelly Clarke

THE MENU MAKERS

Camas Country Mill Brings the Wheat to Portland's Bakeries and Pizzerias

Meet the miller behind your favorite local slices, loaves, and bagels.

10/19/2015 By Kelly Clarke

THE MENU MAKERS

After 25 Years, Sustainable Meat Pioneer Nicky USA Is Just Getting Started

The wild game distributors and ranchers have supplied the best local meats to local restaurants for the better part of three decades. Here's what's next.

10/19/2015 By Allison Jones

MENU MAKERS

Oregon's DeNoble Farms Keeps its Organic Vegetable Secrets in the Family

How the farmers market favorite turned a hobby flower farm into a full-family business inspiring chefs around Portland.

10/19/2015 By Allison Jones

OPENINGS

Tastebud's Wood-Fired Restaurant is Finally Opening on October 21

The long-anticipated wood-fired eatery from farmers market star Mark Doxtader will open next week.

10/13/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

SO LONG, SUMMER

What Was Your Quintessential Oregon Summer Moment?

As fall officially kicks off, we look back at a season of beach trips, bike rides, and record heat waves. Add your memory to the mix!

09/23/2015 By Allison Jones

GOOD EATS

Tomatoes and Melon: A Gazpacho Match Made in Farmers Market Heaven

A cool, bright bowl of high-summer bounty is waiting to make friends with your blender.

08/26/2015 By Allison Jones

CHICKEN V. EGG

The Truth About ‘Sustainable’ Chicken Is that It Doesn’t Really Exist

Diners want it. Chefs want it. Farmers want it. So why is organic, pasture-raised chicken so hard to find?

08/24/2015 By Hannah Wallace

PHOTOGRAPHY

The Surreal Beauty of the Portland Farmers Market

Food critic Karen Brooks explores the wondrous world of local flowers, vegetables, and fruits with her point-and-shoot lens.

08/24/2015 By Karen Brooks

MARKET WATCH

Portland Farmers Market's New Vendors and Neighborhood Opening Dates

The 2015 market season is kicking into gear with eleven new faces and six neighborhood markets ready to set up shop in May and June.

04/22/2015 By Allison Jones

FARM TO TABLE

Book Your 2015 Farm Dinners Now!

Picturesque outdoor tables, wine-sipping farm tours, and local food: we’ve got the master list of this summer’s slate of farm dinners

04/02/2015 By Larisa Owechko

GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Field & Vine’s Dinner at SE Wine Collective

The third annual lineup of farm dinners from chef Pascal Chureau has been released, and we're giving away a pair of tickets to the kick-off on March 24.

03/10/2015 By Allison Jones

FARM FRESH

Find Your Farming Soulmate at the CSA Share Fair

The free fete includes chef demos, cookbook swaps, tastings, kids’ games, and 30+ farms to choose from.

03/04/2015 By Molly Woodstock

PDX INDEX

A By-The-Numbers Look at Oregon's Organic Farm Industry

Oregon ranks #9 for most organic farms in the nation. Here's how those hard-working farmers make it work.

03/02/2015 By Sarah Ostaszewski

FARM FRESH

'Tis the Season to Sign Up for 2015 CSA Shares

Whether you want produce for the year or just the summer season, veg out on these local farm share options.

02/18/2015 By Mary Stutzman

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Slow Food Portland's Fall Events

Join Slow Food Portland members and volunteers for a lesson in DIY tuna canning and an autumn banquet on the farm.

09/09/2014 By Sarah Ostaszewski

FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE

How Viridian Farms Transformed Portland Menus

Thanks to a blend of Old World evangelism and Portland taste, this Spain-loving couple has become a bellwether of local food culture.

09/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

LOCAL FOOD

The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Oregon

This alphabetic sampler of the state's best things to eat and drink will sharpen your appetite (and appreciation) for the fertile place we call home.

09/02/2014 Edited by Zach Dundas and Benjamin Tepler By Rachel Ritchie, Allison Jones, Kelly Clarke, Marty Patail, Maya Seaman, Nicole Cordier, Caleb Diehl, and Sarah Richards