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 Tuck 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

Slideshow

Slide Show: Nicky USA Steps Up Their Game

From sustainably farmed meats to a family farm of their own, Nicky USA takes the sustainable farming, butchery, and processing of game to a whole new level.

08/22/2014

FARM-TO-FORK

Nicky USA Steps Up Their Game

From sourcing sustainably raised meats to building a farm from the ground up, Nicky USA takes the sustainable farming, butchery, and processing of game to a whole new level.

08/22/2014 By Brooke Bass

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Chic Tiny-House Farm Stays from Plate & Pitchfork

Spend a day (and night!) in the life of a farmer through Plate & Pitchfork’s new sustainably focused farm stay experience.

08/07/2014 By Brooke Bass