Wednesday Aug 20
Our Campaign Plans to Make the Marionberry the Oregon State Food
To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11, which would have made it Oregon's state berry, was pulled from the floor by then-House Agriculture Committee Chairman Brian Clem at the urging of well-connected Washington County farmer Larry Duyck, who grows the rival ... (more)
Summer is road-trip season, so we've been taking a culinary tour of America. Because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we didn't have to leave town to do it.