About Sophia McDonald

Sophia McDonald is a freelance writer from Eugene, Oregon. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, gardening, reading, theater, craft projects, and spending time with her husband and twin daughters.
19 Mar, 2018

Shrubs Are Redefining Cocktails

By | Updated on April 4, 2020  03/19/2018 at 12:22pm|

With a nod to culinary history, these food artisans are redefining the cocktail with their Oregon shrubs, a modern take on "drinking vinegars".
6 Jan, 2017

Oregon Tea Growers Are Reading The Right Leaves

By | Updated on February 13, 2020  01/06/2017 at 5:05pm|

Oregon tea growers say the cool, rainy valleys may be the last place you'd look for a locally produced tea – but you should. Metolius Artisan Tea and Minto Island Growers are reaping a strong following.
20 Dec, 2016

Lonesome Whistle Farm Finds Local Success

By | Updated on December 7, 2019  12/20/2016 at 10:08am|

Black Dakota Popcorn is one of the most popular grains developed by this Central Oregon farm, a major supplier of heirloom grains and beans in the Pacific Northwest.