Sustainable Table: Pumpkin Power

MEDFORD, Ore. — One Southern Oregon farm is harvesting hundreds of pumpkins and not a single one will turn into a jack-o-lantern or seasonal pie. Think pumpkin bread or pumpkin latte or pumpkin pie is the only pumpkin-y option this time of year? What about pumpkin seed oil or pumpkin seed butter? While the perfect … Continue reading »

Sustainable Table: Grape Juice

ILLINOIS VALLEY, Ore. – It’s cold in the Illinois Valley in December, but at Draper Valley Vineyards, cold is kind of a theme; something that leads to sustainability. Since 2006 the vineyards’ Pinot Noir Chardonnay Reisling and Caberney Sauvignon vines have been producing not wine, but juice. “The wine grapes have such intense flavor, such … Continue reading »