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Photo Album: A Taste of Ashland 2011

The Ashland Gallery Association shares a look at the action during the Taste 2011…Many thanks to Steve Addington for permission to repost his shots!

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This Weekend! A Taste of Ashland

A Taste of Ashland 2011

A Taste of Ashland, April 30, May 1 2011. Sponsored by the Ashland Gallery Association.

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Art Blooms in Medford Once Again This Mother’s Day Weekend

On Mother’s Day weekend downtown Medford will host its 11th annual Art In Bloom in celebration of fine arts, flowers, local wine and food. Spanning from 6th-8th St. and from Riverside to Front, and continuing down Central in front of the Craterian, this year’s festival will offer more activities than it ever has before.

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Bake Them

Doug Fir Infused Gin and Champagne Cocktail

The Oregon cranberry harvest season stretches from late September through October. Southwestern Oregon, sometimes called the Napa Valley of cranberries, produces some of the finest cranberries in the country. The long growing season along the western half of Coos and Curry Counties means berries that are sweeter and darker—deep red to purple at harvest—than berries grown in other parts of the United States. Just in time for the holidays, three native Oregon artisans share their enthusiasm for the cranberry.

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Cathy Dorris Studios Presents “Tribal: A Feast for the Senses”

Cathy Dorris Studios Presents “Tribal: A Feast for the Senses” Featuring art-tiquities, aromas, drumming, dancing, food, wine, mystifications and curious surprises.

Date: Saturday, July 24, 2010

Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, Oregon.

Featuring the work of these Rogue Valley artists: Cathy Dorris, Betsy Lewis, Dianne Heitmanek, Gaelyn Larrick, Kim Nielsen, Barbara Helfand, Pam Landell, Cynde Gragert (River), JoHanna White Evins, and Leighanna Light.

Performances by Sue Lundquist and the Hand in Hand Drumming Group.

Admission: $8.00 (includes ethnic foods.)

Wine for sale by glass from Liquid Assets.

Cathy Dorris is a mixed media artist who has a passion for using a wide variety of mediums and materials, including raw elements from the earth and recycled objects. Her mission is to create art events which go beyond the visual, and which invite viewers to engage all their senses in the experience of

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Sweet Escape Weekends at the World Forestry Center

The Coastal Mist crew and Terry from HV Cellars are teaming up for the 27th and 28th of March from 11 AM to 2 PM both days for chocolate and wine tastings and a class on chocolate and wine pairing by Terry and Kevin both Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 to 12:30. We will have […]

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Green Gin wins honors in time for St. Patty's Day!

Ashland, Oregon artisan distillery Organic Nation Spirits wins second silver for its organic gin at world taste-off in San Francisco.

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Sixth Annual Oregon Cheese Festival Dishes up Delicious Events

Oregon-inspired culinary events, including a Meet the Winemakers and Cheesemaker Dinner and a farmer’s market-style artisan food and wine festival, will kick off with the Oregon Cheese Festival during the third weekend in March.

At the festival on Saturday March 20th, thousands of visitors will sample cow, sheep and goat cheese from Oregon and Northern California creameries, including Fraga Farm, Juniper Grove Farm, Pholia Farm, Tumalo Farms, Silver Falls Creamery, Siskiyou Crest Dairy, Tillamook County Creamery, Willamette Valley Cheese Co., Fern’s Edge Dairy, Rivers Edge Chevre, Ancient Heritage Dairy, Cypress Grove, Vella Cheese, Rogue Creamery, and many others.

Held under a giant tent at Rogue Creamery’s Central Point facility, the sixth annual festival will invite guests to shake hands with cheesemakers. “The farmer’s market format will present an interactive experience between makers and visitors, giving everyone an opportunity to talk about the product, the process and learn each individual cheesemaker’s

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And the Winner is...

One of Coastal Mists' entries for Best Chocolate Product

The 6th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival, Ashland, Oregon 2010 was a winner! This is our first article covering the event and the winners of its competitions. More to come…

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