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IN THE BARNYARD

Chickens in the winter
Ducks

IN GOOD HEALTH


Body Detox
Spring is in the air and Iíve been talking with a lot of people who want to detoxify their bodies.

Hormone Disruptors
Infertility, toxic chemicals and why we should avoid them.

Juice it!
Spring out of the winter doldrums with a juice cleanse.


Vitamin D
Among many health benefits, Vitamin D can help fend off the wintertime blues.

Sugar
Spoonfuls of Sugar: The Dangers of Summertime Sweets...

Organization
Organizing your kitchen for better health.

BEE AWARE

Beekeeping Basics:
Setting the Foundation
Hive care and Management

Winterizing your bees for spring

Backyard Beekeeping

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Aromatherapy
Healing powers of plants.

Chinese Herbs
Chinese herbal medicine and allergies.

Chinese Medicine
Healing powers of mugwort.

Kava Kava

Rhodiola Rosea

Rhubarb
The many sides of one of the world's more unique vegetables.

Seaweed
From medicinal magic to soil enhancement, seaweed shines.


HABITAT

Cattails
Frogs and Toads

Purifying Home Air

River and Stream Restoration
Indoor Air Pollution
Outdoor Air Pollution

HEALTH BENEFITS

Blueberries
Nutritious Gems of Summer...
Bone Broth
A wealth of flavor
Red Currents
A healthy sweet-tart treat
Collard Greens
A Northwest favorite with southern root
Honey
Whatís the first thing you think of when you think of honeybees?
Tea

During our cold rainy seasons, we can all enjoy hot drinks as a warm-up, for comfort and for the health benefits.
Tomatoes
Nutrient dense tomatoes.

GROW IT!

Grow it! Bug Off
Keep up on pests to keep your garden growing strong this summer...

Planting Fruit Trees
Itís not hard to plant your own fruit trees - Imagine enjoying sweet and delicious fruit from your own trees, shrubs or vines.

Berries for small spaces
Grow the right fruits for great flavor in any size garden.

Unusual Fruit
Zest up your edible garden with persimmons, figs, kiwis and more.

Watering Your Trees in a Drought

SKIN DEEP

Synthetic and Natural Fragrances
In todayís mainstream market the likelihood of a product including a scent derived from a plant is slim. The fragrances in your...

Sunscreen
Let the sun shine safely for you...
CENTRAL OREGON

Great American Egg
The Great American Egg takes a unique approach to farming.

Immersion Brewing

Jackson's Corner

Juniper Jungle Farm
COSMIC farming - Seed saving and biodynamics

Pono Farm
Fine meats from farm to butcher to table.

Rainshadow Organics
Terrebonne along the meandering Crooked River lies a 130-acre corner plot that is home to the full-diet farm Rainshadow Organics.

Red Tail Farm
The living is nice for all at this 10-acre farm.

PiggyBack Ranch
Heritage Hogs

Primal Cut Meat Market

Chef's Pantry
A Local Love Affair - Baked bakery in Bend blends artisan breads with strong local relationships.

Pastured Life
Grass finished meats and family fun at DD Ranch.

Sparrow Bakery
Ocean Roll is Flaky Goodness.

Spork
A globally inspired restaurant.

Tasting Room
Maragas Winery

Windy Acres Dairy

TASTING ROOM

Amity Vineyards
Amity vineyards has set a high and lasting bar for great Oregon wines.

Apple Outlaw

Analemma Wine
Vino from one of the Gorge's oldest vineyards

Cowhorn Vineyards & Garden
Using centuries-old biodynamic techniques to produce its fine wines.

Keeler Estate

Left Coast Cellars
Wine that speaks of the land.

Natalie's Estate Winery - Newberg
Boyd Teegarden is all about small production and big wines at Natalie's Estate Winery.

Nectar Creek Honeywine
Mead - Another kind of Oregon craft beverage.


Old School Vineyards
Producing prized grapes and vino in Junction City.


Oregon Spirit Distillery
From farm to distillery, a Bend distillery creates unique handcrafted artisan spirits.

Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn
With vines dating back to 1989, Youngberg Hill is a small, family-owned vineyard located outside McMinnville.

Territorial Vineyard
Sustainable wine in Eugene's whimsical Whiteaker neighborhood.

Trisaetum Winery
The artistry of fine wine to a whole new level

Urban Wineries
Portland urban wineries.

WildCraft Cider Works
Artisanal Dry Cider using Oregon-grown fruit.

ON TAP

7 Devils Brewing Co.

Boneyard Beer
A brew like no other in Bend.

Agrarian Ales - Freestyle Brewing
Agrarian Ales takes a different approach to craft unique beers and sodas.

Gilgamesh Brewing
Beer making spans multiple generations.

Home Sweet Homebrew
Florence's Waconda Brewing Company entices with tasty beers and friendly atmosphere...

Seven Brides Brewing

Terminal Gravity
Small-town brewing, big-time taste.


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SOUTHERN OREGON

Bayside Coffee in Coos Bay

From Boat to Table
Port Orford Sustainable Seafood.

Dairy Cooperative
Coos County Organic Dairies.

The Willows
The Willows Cooking School and Bed and Breakfast in the Rogue Valley.

CHEF'S PANTRY

Chetco Seafood Company

Lion & Owl, Wrappin and Rollin, Sprengelmeyer's - Mobile Food

Loving Local at Luc
Though Hutchings opened his restaurant, Luc, in Corvallis two years ago, his own experience  started back in high school as a busboy...

Mennonite Village  Executive Chef
Mitch Rosenbaum brings decades of experience to the tables at Mennonite Village.

Saffron Salmon
Newportís Saffron Salmon restaurant features seafood from just outside its front door.

Silver Grille
A Silverton destination.

Sybaris
The chef at Sybaris likes to keep things interesting at his Albany Restaurant.

The Bay House

EXPERT TIPS

Woody Perennials

IN SOIL

Cupcake Compost
Cover Crops
Dry Farming
Vineyard Fruit
Integrated Pest Management
Invasive Aquatic Plants
Beautiful but noxious.
Jory Soil
The red soil of Oregon.
Mineralization
Keep your soil healthy for great gardening.
Off season growers and winter gardening.
Oregon White Oak
Soil Structure
The aggregating factors of soil structure.

Soilsmith Services
For soil junkies, organic matter is a really big deal.
Water Conservation
Agricultural water conservation in the valley.

Weed Elimination
Worms and Compost
Food is more delicious because of earthworms.  Their diligent breaking down of waste and debris.
STOW IT!

Food Preservation
For thousands of years we have been using various preservation methods to make food last.

Apples
Asparagus
Carrots
Cherries
Cranberries
Blackberries
Dried Beans
Many varieties of beans.
Homemade Soup
chase away the winter blues.
Infused Vinegar
Make it Last

Storing fruit and vegetables for the winter
Pacific Albacore Tuna

Peaches
Saving Sweet SUNSHINE - Enjoying summer peaches during those long winter days by preserving them at harvest.
Pears
Pickles
The fun and safe way to make great-tasting pickles.
Rhubarb
Laws of Salsa
Smoked Meat
Where there is smoke- there is flavor. Smoking and curing are age-old methods of preserving meat.
Saving Tomatoes
Can, freeze, dry or roast to enjoy every last tomato from your garden.
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