Taste of Oregon live food blogging

I’m here at the International Food Blogger conference in Portland for the weekend. For the first days activity, we’re doing a live blogging event, with local food producers presenting their goods in short 5 minute-shots, speed dating style.

Packer Orchards and Bakery, Hood River
fruit jams: cherry, spiced vanilla pear, marionberry peach, pear-sweetened raspberry jam.

Pfriem Family Brewers
Hood River waterfront
Belgian strong blond
NW IPA
Grand opening 3 weeks ago.
Beers on tap currently. Working on bottling 750ml

Straw Propeller Gourmet Oatmeal

The Well Travelled Fork
Farm and Ranch Tours

Rogue Creamery
Oregon Blue
10 different blue cheese, smoking blue, pasturized, etc.
cheddar: hop cheddar, Morimoto cheddar, Rogue cheddar
75 years in business, blue 50 years

Pacific Hazelnut Farms
Razz-cherry
chocolate covered hazelnuts, chocolate covered berries
98% nations hazelnuts grown in OR
5% world wide
22 thousand pounds of hazelnuts
raw, seasoned, etc hazelnuts
aurora, OR

Nine Rocks Vodka
vodka distilled from corn
martini vodka
crisp clean, no burning, clean odor
2 years, Spray, OR

F/V Sonja Albacore Tuna
Wild caught Pacific Albacore Tuna
Astoria, OR

Wheat Springs Bakery
Condon, OR
air-popped wheat berries

Olympic Provisions
1st USDA certified dry-curing facility
european-style cured meats
Pork from Square-peg farms and Carlton farms
Nate Tilden, chef at Ace Hotel’s restaurant, Cylde Common, ¬†owner of Olympic Provisions.

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Categories: check this out!, community projects, joint food blog projects, my project and events, travel

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One Comment on “Taste of Oregon live food blogging”

  1. January 8, 2013 at 9:06 am #

    Did you enjoy trying all the different types of blue cheeses? LOL.

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