Blog

Our blog is updated regularly with Faces of the Northwest, interviews with creative Northwest business owners, and Northwest Moments, photos of some of our favorite places in the Northwest.

Bend, Oregon

I’ve been finding so many gorgeous photos taken by the talented photographers in the Pacific Northwest. Such natural beauty to be found. We are thankful for those that enjoy the challenges of photographing the beauty around us so that everyone can admire the PNW landscape.

The Salem Riverfront Carousel

In Salem, Oregon there is a jewel on the riverfront. Kids and adults alike will find joy in the beautiful carousel at Riverfront Park in downtown Salem. Housed indoors away from the elements, you can enjoy a visit rain or shine. The incredibly detailed hand carved horses are all unique…. Read More

Ridgefield Wildlife Sanctuary

The Ridgefield Wildlife Sanctuary, in Ridgefield Washington is a beautiful refuge that is easily viewed by car. There is a well-maintained circular loop drive so you can view wildlife, even if you are unable to go on a hike. There are a few trails for those that want to get… Read More

Gorge-to-Table Dining Experience at Roots Farmacy

A new farm-to-table experience in the Columbia Gorge. Offering cooking classes, full dining experiences, overnight retreats. Using only locally sourced ingredients and many from their own backyard, you will be treated to a gourmet foodie experience like no other!

Filberts Farmhouse Kitchen

A beautifully decorated new restaurant in the historic village of Aurora, Oregon. Set on the edge of the antiquing paradise in the middle of the Willamette Valley, Filbert’s Farmhouse Kitchen is a beautifully elegant restaurant with the perfect blend of ambience, good food, elegant surroundings, and a mix of old and new.