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In this season of both reflection and looking forward, Oregon Growers would like to thank our partners, the local family-owned farms, for putting their hearts into growing the best tasting apples, pears, marionberries and all …

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The Growers
May 28, 2009 – 1:51 pm | No Comment
The Growers

The success of each product is directly related to the quality of fruit used. Therefore, OGS works extensively to identify growers who use the best and most sustainable growing practices available. In order to help …

Fresh Fig Appetizer
May 26, 2009 – 5:59 pm | No Comment

Guest Chef Jesse of Celilo Restaurant in Hood River
Local and fresh ingredients is the way to prepare the best meals. “Bringing out the flavor of the figs.”
Violet Figs (roasted)- Lyle, Washington
Roblia Fresca- Italian
Olive Oil
Salt & …

Cheese & Fruit Preserve Pairing
May 26, 2009 – 1:45 pm | No Comment
Cheese & Fruit Preserve Pairing

Our Pear Hazelnut Jam goes really well with any blue cheese – Down in the Bay Area there is Point Reyes Blue or closer to home is Rouge River Blue – both widely available. …

Honey Taste Test by The Dennis Prager Show
May 22, 2009 – 6:46 pm | No Comment
Honey Taste Test by The Dennis Prager Show

A special thanks to Allen Estrin of The Dennis Prager Show (Townhall Magazine) for visiting his parents in Salem, Oregon in March 2009. Here is an excerpt: Back to our honey: It’s so dense that …

Green Shipping launched in May 2009
May 22, 2009 – 6:10 pm | No Comment
Green Shipping launched in May 2009

Shipping has gone green for Oregon Growers & Shippers.
Shipping For The Planet
Green Shipping offers an easy and economical way to make your UPS, FedEx, and USPS shipments carbon neutral.


With no extra effort required by …

Farm Direct Specialty Foods
May 22, 2009 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Farm Direct Specialty Foods

Welcome to the Oregon Growers Blog!

We want to provide a fun and dynamic environment in which to share thoughts, ideas, events, recipes, company news, and most importantly; a forum for lively discussions on just about anything that comes to mind.

Community gardens help local bee populations
May 18, 2009 – 5:19 pm | No Comment
Community gardens help local bee populations

You can help be a part of the bee solution? Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a complex problem- read more about it and research related links at Wikipedia.org
The best way for the home gardener to …