During a trip to the Retreat and Links at Silvies Valley Ranch in Eastern Oregon, I spent time learning about the ranch’s growing goat operation. These “American Range Goats” are a breed developed at the ranch and aren’t just any average herd — they have become the main focus of the ranch.
A far-off vision became reality for Harold Youngs when he finished the crossover from Brutke’s Wagon Wheel to the new Garden Valley Grill last month.
Editor’s note: Brittany Arnold is the editor for Douglas County Family and frequent contributor to The News-Review Tasty Tuesday food section. The following is a first-person account of what it was like be a judge for The Great Umpqua Food Competition.
Food trucks from all over the West Coast returned to the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Independence Day for the second annual Great Umpqua Food Truck Competition.
I know it is pretty bold to declare something “the best,” but my kids said it, so I am going with it. They also claim my microwave skills on frozen nuggets to be “the best.” Their standards might be a little low, but my husband’s are not — especially when it comes to cookies.
My husband loves Havarti and pears, so the second I saw this recipe combining both delicious flavors, I was excited. With Easter coming up, this is a great dish to make or bring along to your brunch. The combination of cheese and fruit is divine. There is an elegance to this dish, but it is …
The Umpqua Economic Development Partnership is aiming to get the word out about Douglas County’s abundance of fresh, farmed, and fantastic food by putting them on the map — literally.