local food

7 Food Gifts to Bring Home from Oregon

Give friends and family a taste of the Pacific Northwest with artisan food gifts from Oregon.

Portland Food Shops Where You Can Play Santa

The Local Dish team picks the best Portland food shops to please the “local food” lovers in your tribe.

Rogue Valley Reigns With Holiday Weekend Brunch

Organic farms and artisan cheesemakers team up with Rogue Valley chefs to deliver peak flavor brunch.

Dunbar Farms Recipe for Winter Squash Stir Fry

Resident-chef Kristopher Thornhill created this unusual stir-fry recipe using winter hardy butternut squash and leeks.

Top Farmhouse Breweries in Yamhill County

Meet three of the best brewers in Yamhill County who are using local hops, yeast, fruit and water to produce craft farmhouse beers.

100 Mile Bakery Helps All Boats Rise

Nothing in the display case at Springfield’s 100 Mile Bakery immediately tips you off to the fact that this place was born to serve.

Six Reasons Why FEAST Matters!

Every year FEAST Portland gives food lovers a big bite, and more than a few sips, of Pacific Northwest flavors, from morning to night, over a long September weekend. With events like Brunch Village, Smoked! and Cocktail Crawl attendees quickly learn that pacing is key. One of the best ways, though, to sample Oregon’s finest purveyors of small batch handcrafted food companies, large and small, is at The Grand Tasting. Although the event highlights major brands, such as Oregon Berries, National Honey Board, Oregon Cheese Guild, and Guittard chocolate, among the 80 vendors, FEAST Portland gives dozens of craft food and drink producers the chance to show the collaborative spirit… See More

Party Downtown Dishes Are Saving The Future

Long a bastion of  rugged individualism portrayed in the growth of local farms, Eugene, Oregon has also been a serious player on the organic restaurant stage. New-ish to the party is Party Downtown, with a name that gives a nod to its origin as Party Cart.  It morphed in 2015 into a brick and mortar eatery when it entered into a space collaboration with Red Wagon Creamery on 8th Alley. Here’s a look at three amazing Party Downtown dishes, created in their rustic-chic kitchen that features organic American cuisine. Craft sodas and alcoholic options can be had tableside or in their speakeasy-style bar. When you talk with… See More

Fry Family Opens Organic Food Store and Farm Hub

Fry Family Farm launched its food store and farmer hub in Medford Oregon in August 2016. Shoppers will find locally grown organic produce and artisanal products, some made in-house by their kitchen team.

Pasta Gardner Teams Up With Local Farmers

He didn’t have a nonna, but a cooking stint in Italy gave Chef Jeff Gardner the credentials to launch his pasta company.