Vendor Profile: Batter Up! Waffles

Batter Up! Waffles is a local company that specializes in waffle-y goodness. Read on to learn more about Batter Up! What is the name of your business and what do you specialize in? Batter Up! Waffles and waffle sandwiches. When did you start your business? We actually started 4yrs ago at the Hillsboro and Orenco farmers […]

Community Profile: Hillsboro Food Co-op

The Hillsboro Food Co-op is a community-owned grocery store with no outside shareholders. Its goal is to bring fresh, local, and affordable produce to Hillsboro. Read on to learn more about how co-ops benefit communities, and about how you can be involved! What is the name of your organization and what do you do? Hillsboro […]

Watermelon Sorbet

Ingredients 1 small watermelon, or 1/2 of a large watermelon 1 cup raspberries 3/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons creme de cassis or raspberry liqueur (optional) mint leaves (for garnish) Instructions 1.) Put the watermelon flesh, raspberries, sugar and optional liqueur into a blender and blend until smooth. 2.) Pour the mixture through a fine strainer […]

Peach Crumble Bars

Yields ~24 bars Ingredients 4 1/2 cups peaches, peeled, pitted and diced (about 8 small peaches, use firm but ripe) 1 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided 3 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp ginger 2 Tbsp orange juice 1 tsp orange zest (optional) 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking […]

Vendor Profile: Vagabond Silver

Vagabond Silver is a jewelry business owned by artist Mat Garriott. Garriott creates each of his one-of-a-kind pieces by hand, using materials found both locally and from around the world. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Mat Garriott, and I am from Bend Oregon. What is your background? I […]