Trending Articles

Friends of SOAR

For great posts about the business of art, check out The Artsy Shark HERE!
ArtistsBillofRights.org reviews competitions and appeals seeking creative content, listing those that respect your copyrights and highlighting those that don't. Art Matters! publishes calls to artists, and not all of them may be compliant with ABoR's standards. Visit their site to learn more.
We support the Embedded Metadata Manifesto.  Metadata is information such as copyright notice and contact info you can embed in your images to protect your intellectual property, save time when uploading to social sites and promote your art. Click to visit the site and learn more.

Applegate FEAST – July 14th

Join 10 wineries of the ApplegateValley for a celebration of local wine and food to benefit the Applegate Food Pantry on July 14th from 11 am – 5 pm.

Participating wineries will be partnering with a local farmer or food purveyor to showcase the flavors of the valley. A selection of partnerships include Wooldridge Creek Winery featuring Applegate Artisan Breads to make fresh pizzas, Valley View Winery pairing Salant Family Ranch naturally-raised beef with their bold red wines, Plaisance Ranch serving up Mama Terra Creamery cheese and Troon Vineyard highlighting Barking Moon Farms produce. Guests will enjoy the day sipping and sampling at your own pace.
Valley View Winery set in the rugged Applegate Valley
surrounded by local farms and ranches
Participating Wineries:

Cricket Hill Winery
Devitt Winery
Longsword Vineyards
Plaisance Ranch
Rosella’s Winery
Schmidt Family Vineyards
Soloro Vineyards
Troon Vineyard
Valley View Winery
Wooldridge Creek Winery
The event hopes to bring funds to the food pantry and awareness to the local food and wine community of the ApplegateValley.
Tickets are $25 and include complimentary wine tasting and food pairing at all participating wineries. To purchase please visit www.applegatewinetrail.com. All ticket proceeds benefitting the Applegate Food Pantry and their efforts to prevent hunger in the community.

Continue reading Applegate FEAST – July 14th

FARM to FORK Announces 2012 Season

The 2012 FARM to FORK Schedule is Here! Tickets Go on Sale March 20th at 7am PST Here is a look at the FARM to FORK 2012 Season. This year Matthew and Erin are working on two very exciting, yet confidential projects that will result in sig…

Continue reading FARM to FORK Announces 2012 Season

The Drink Local Wine Project

On a recent trip to the Priorat region of Spain, I was in awe at the level of support local restaurants give to the local wines. This support was also apparent in Barcelona and Madrid for the nation’s wine.On an even more recent trip to Sonoma County, …

Continue reading The Drink Local Wine Project

9 Good Reasons to Shop Locally Owned Business

This weeks is Eat Local Week here in the Rogue Valley. Sponsored by Thrive, Eat Local Week is a fun-filled week celebrating the delicious bounty of locally-grown food in the Rogue Valley. You can participate in a number of ways, by dining at these rest…

Continue reading 9 Good Reasons to Shop Locally Owned Business

Farm to Fork Announces 2011 Schedule

Farm to Fork has announced their ambitious 2011 schedule with seven Southern Oregon, one Hood River, and four Willamette Valley dinners plus a four-day rafting excursion planned. Abacela, Cowhorn, Weisinger’s, Troon, RoxyAnn, Crater Lake Cellars and Tr…

Continue reading Farm to Fork Announces 2011 Schedule