Quick bites about the best that Oregon has to offer

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes is a blog about Oregon's fresh farm foods and those who produce and enjoy them. It is inspired by Oregon Chef and first ever TV cooking show host James Beard's teachings about the importance of cooking seasonally and simply, and sourcing fresh local foods and products from small local businesses, farms, fisheries, dairies, ranches and farmers markets.
The Pacific Northwest is a wonderful place to be during the fall!
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Oregon Harvest for Schools connects local farmers, fishers, ranchers and processors to Child Nutrition Programs, transforming school meals and...
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This week is Farmers Market Week, a celebration of farmers markets in Oregon...
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Photo: Strawberries at Koch Family Farm in St. Paul, Oregon
Oregon Pastry Chef Kate Jentges of Higgins Restaurant in Portland, shares her...
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Photo of Albion strawberries at Groundwork Organics at Portland Farmers Market
Oregon's Willamette Valley has the perfect combination of fertile soil, and...
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Photo by: Lori Warner at Sun Gold Farm at Portland Farmers Market
Fava beans—good for eatin' and good for soil—as the saying goes.
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Oregon was made for growing blackberries. From the dedication and hard work...
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An Oregon summer would hardly be complete without its deep red, intense,...
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Oregon strawberries photo by Unsplash
In his twenty-plus cookbooks, James Beard never published his mother's...
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With spring comes a welcome surge in the appearance of delicious and unique...
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Photo by Caleb Jones on Unsplash
North Oregon Coast food producers are serving up not just delicious local...
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