Over the past two months, third graders from many of Douglas County’s elementary schools have been participating in Oregon State University’s “Growing Healthy Kids” curriculum. This seven-part series uses gardening as a way of exposing children to a variety of vegetables and fruits. The ulti…
When Barbara Anderson and family relocated from Southern California to the Roberts Creek area of Dixonville, she had no idea the adventures that awaited her. A longtime gardener, self-proclaimed “hippie chick” and avid bird watcher, Barbara found herself in her own little paradise.
I found a kale salad at the Umpqua Valley Farmers Market two weeks ago. It was the best kale salad I have ever had. It is not something offered every week from OmGrown Family Farms, so I asked the owner Aimee if she would share the recipe with The News-Review. She was thrilled to do so!
Community supported agriculture (CSA) is not a new concept. However, this commitment of customers to farmers is still a growing trend in Douglas County.
I was scrolling through Facebook the other day and someone posted how they made pancakes out of just mashed banana and a couple of eggs. When I first heard of this recipe I thought no way! You cannot make pancakes out of just banana and eggs. Then I saw someone else rave about it so I tried …
Protein is an important food group we need every day. Protein is actually a macronutrient that is found in all of our body tissues, including muscle tissue. Protein foods help your body repair and grow cells and maintain fluid and electrolyte balances.
Now in its third year of operation, the IdleYld Lodge Snack Shack continues to provide home-cooked, delicious meals throughout Douglas County. The idea of the iconic food truck was to take the taste of the IdleYld Lodge’s menu on the road.
I adore recipes that are passed down from one generation to another. And not specifically just within one family, but ones that can be shared between friends and even strangers too. That is how I happened to find this amazing meal and it is a family favorite of ours that we indulge in often.