Farm Life

Sanctuary Farm Brings a Food Justice Focus to Produce

This volunteer-staffed farm feeds Black and brown Portlanders every week—many of them for free.

08/14/2020 With Jenni Moore Photography by Jenni Moore

Food on Film

Higgins to Open Piggins—And Star in a Pandemic-Era Documentary

Greg Higgins, Portland farm-to-table pioneer and owner of Higgins Restaurant, goes mobile with an outdoor bistro that’s the subject of an upcoming documentary.

07/24/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton


These Groups Are Bringing Black-Led Farming and Food Justice to Portland

Black Futures Farm and Equitable Giving Circle have a clear goal: food sovereignty.

07/08/2020 By Tiara Darnell

Sponsored Content

Meet the Couple Behind Northeast Oregon's Farm and Forge to Table Cookware

What do you get when you combine a farmer, a craftsman, and two foodies? Cookware that creates delicious meals, looks good on the table, and lasts a lifetime.


Love Shack

Garrett Benedict Puts Heart and Soul into "Reverse Steakhouse" G-Love

At the veg-centric restaurant, protein dishes still shine.

01/21/2020 By Karen Brooks Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

Sponsored Content

Cultivating a Diverse Regional Food Economy

New Seasons Partner Fund supports underrepresented local food business owners and entrepreneurs.

10/16/2019 By Ben McBee

Farm to Table

Redd East Officially Opens Its Doors in Southeast

The new Redd branch will bring its farm-to-table ethos to the general public.

02/28/2019 By Shayla Norris-York

Best Restaurants 2018: No Scrap Left Behind

Portland Monthly's 2018 Chef of the Year: Karl Holl

At Park Avenue Fine Wines, a bootstrapping chef redefines farm-to-table cooking.

10/10/2018 By Karen Brooks

Word of Mouth

Portland's Real-Deal Farm-to-Table Cooking Isn't Where You'd Expect

Namely in a downtown wine shop.

06/19/2018 By Karen Brooks

Field to Table

Field & Vine's 2018 Dinner Series Kicks Off with a Ticket Giveaway

Like sipping pinot in a vineyard as a multicourse meal unfolds around you? One of these three dozen farm dinners will probably fit your palate.

05/15/2018 By Alena Willbur

Farm to Table

This Food Delivery System Is the Next Big Thing You’ve Never Heard Of

MilkRun is like a CSA where you get to choose what you want from local farms.

11/03/2017 By Chad Walsh

Read 'Em and Eat

Dishing Up the Dirt with Hood River Farmer and Blogger Andrea Bemis

Score a recipe for spring harvest pizza from this CSA-inspired cookbook.

03/17/2017 By Tuck Woodstock


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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