News & Events From The Collective – July

The LET um EAT Collective includes some amazing Seeders and Feeders from across the country. Check out all of these upcoming food events & happenings below!


Able Farms
Able Farms & Armada PDX, Portland, OR

July 16 – Woodlawn Farmers Market Pop-up Brunch Fundraiser – 3 course brunch style meal using ingredients from market vendors. $40+ sliding scale – buy tickets online!
Culinary Breeding Network
Culinary Breeding Network, Portland, OR

Tickets for the 3rd Annual Variety Showcase are now on sale! The event will be held on October 3 at Urban Farmer, downtown Portland.
“This Culinary Breeding Network event provides attendees the unique experience to taste new and in-development vegetable and grain cultivars, share opinions and break down the walls between eaters and breeders.”


Elkhorn Farm ad Forge
Elkhorn Farm & Forge, Gaston, OR

“Opinion: No Free Lunch” – recent article by farmer Matt Alford in Oregon Business Magazine on the state’s new minimum wage law and its effect on farms.

Lake Oswego Review article: Matt Alford of Elkhorn Farm and Forge offers pork from pigs raised the old fashioned way


Even Pull Farm
Even Pull Farm, McMinnville, OR

Farmers Market: McMinnville (Thursday)
Fields Farm
Fields Farm, Bend, OR

Fields Farm has a new website!
Gathering Together Farm Profile Pic
Gathering Together Farm, Philomath, OR

July 9 – Tyee Wine Dinner – Tyee Wine Cellars and the Buchanan Family Century Farm host Chef JC of Gathering Together Farm (Sold Out)

Horse Drawn Carriage Tours of the Farm now available – contact GTF for details

Farmers Markets: Corvallis (Wednesday & Saturday), Beaverton (Saturday), Hillsdale (Sunday), Portland PSU (Saturday), Shemanski (Wednesday), Newport (Saturday) – see full list of markets

Hayshaker Farm Walla Walla WA
Hayshaker Farm, Walla Walla, WA

Farmers Market: Richland (Friday), Walla Walla (Saturday)
Retail Farm Stand: Colville Patisserie (Daily)
Juniper Jungle Farm
Juniper Jungle Farm, Bend, OR

July 17 – Volunteer Workday from 9-2. Email [email protected] to RSVP.

CSA shares are still available!
Pigs have gone to harvest – contact Farmer Chris if you’d like to purchase.

Farmers Market: Bend (Wednesday), NW Crossing (Saturday)


Kookoolan Farms
Kookoolan Farm, Yamhill, OR

Farmers Chrissie is working on her forthcoming book “The Art of MEAD Tasting & FOOD Pairing”. The text is now completely done and she is starting to work on cooking and photography. Still on track to release the book late this year. Follow the progress on the Mead and Food Facebook page.
The book’s manuscript is now available to preview!
American Meadmaker article by Chrissie Zaerpoor: “Pairing Mead and Food”

You can now stay on the farm at Kookoolan – make reservations through AirBnB!

Minto Island Growers
Minto Island Growers, Salem, OR

Peas Love & Yoga with instructor Debbie Boe – Saturday mornings at 8 am at the Minto Island Growers Farm Stand (June – September)

Farm Food Cart is open for lunch Wed – Sat, 11am – 3pm

Monteillet Fromagerie
Monteillet Fromagerie, Walla Walla, OR

New wine & cheese tasting room – inside the new Whoopem Up Café in Dayton.
Cheese Sales Tuesday – Thursday, 11am – 3pm
Cheese & Wine Pairings Friday & Saturday, 11am – 5pm

Farmers Market: Walla Walla (Saturday)

naked Acres
Naked Acres, Portland, OR

Farmers Markets: Hollywood (Saturday), Hillsdale (Sunday), Lloyd (Tuesday)

One Fork Farm
One Fork Farm, Carlton, OR

One Fork Farm Caramels are now available in all 10 Made in Oregon stores in the state!

Farmers Market: Portland Saturday Market (Portland)

Oregon Olive Mill
Oregon Olive Mill @ Red Ridge Farms, Dundee, OR

July 15 – Summer Music Series: The Bylines
July 23 – Horseback Vineyard Tour & Dinner
July 24 – Club Appreciation BBQ

All Oregon Olive Mill events are listed here.

Osprey Farm
Osprey Farm, Willamina, OR

Farmers Market: Salem (Saturday)

Our Table Cooperative, Sheridan, OR

Blueberry & Raspberry U-Pick: Wednesday – Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
July 8 – Lowrie Primary U-Pick Fundraiser – U-Pick proceeds go to the Lowrie Primary’s PTA
July 9 – Second Saturday Member Day
July 9 – Meadowlark Popup Dinner: A Provencal Farm Feast
July 18 – 22 – Farm Camp – Open for ages 6 – 12 – Sign up for 1 day or the whole week!
July 23 – Our Table in the Field – Farm Dinner prepared by Josh McFadden of Ava Gene’s featuring Beckham Estate Vineyard

Details on all Our Table Cooperative Events here.

Queener Farm Oregon
Queener Farm, Scio, OR

The start of apple season is here: first of the season Lodis are now available!

Heirloom Apple Club: 100 – 200lbs total of heirloom apples of up to 35 varieties throughout apple season (August – December). Pick up in Stayton, Portland, Independence, Salem & Monmouth. 20% discount for on-farm pick up.
Starvation Alley
Starvation Alley Farms, Long Beach, WA

July 15 & 16 – Oregon Berry Festival at Ecotrust

Seattle Farmers Markets: Ballard (Sunday), University District (Saturday), West Seattle (Saturday)
Portland Farmers Markets: PSU (Saturday), Hillsdale (Sunday), Beaverton (Saturday)
Thaxton Garlic
Thaxton’s Organic Garlic, Hudson, OH

2016 garlic scapes + fresh garlic now on sale at the barn and Hudson Farmers Market

Farmers Market: Hudson (Saturday)




Agrarian Ales Oregon
Agrarian Ales, Portland, OR

Live Music & Comedy on the farm Saturdays & Sundays – See the Schedule

Farmers Market: Lane County (Saturday)
*Agrarian Ales will not be at the Lane County Farmers Market on July 9th, but will be back on the 16th!

Ben Meyer
Ben Meyer, Old Salt Marketplace, Portland, OR

Tickets available for August 21 Plate & Pitchfork dinner at Grochau Cellars
Camas Country Mill
Camas Country Mill, Junction City, OR

Now Open! Visit the Camas Country Mill Schoolhouse Bakery for baked goods Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 3pm and for Lunch 11am – 1pm
Address: 91949 Purkerson Rd, Junction City, OR

Now taking private event inquiries & reservations for the Schoolhouse

Captive Spirits Big Gin
Captive Spirits Distilling, Seattle, WA

July 9 – Washington Distillers Festival
July 12 – Greendrinks Summer Bash celebrating Sustainable Seattle’s 25th Anniversary

Commons Brewery
Commons Brewery, Portland, OR

July 13 – Bike In Movie Night at Side Yard Farm “Some Kind of Wonderful” with Commons Beer, Red Sauce Pizza

Jacobsen Salt
Jacobsen Salt Co, Portland, OR

July 16 – BBQ with Chef Philip Krajeck of Rolf & Daughters (Nashville) and Chef Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon (Portland)

The full 2016 Salt Fire Water Events Schedule is now posted & tickets are available for purchase. Monthly events from July – December with local and guest chefs from around the country!

New Seasonings for summer grilling: Spicy, Smoky and Sweet. Available Online!

Jason French, Ned Ludd & Elder Hall, Portland, OR

Elder Hall

July 19 – Portland Farmers Market Happy Hour – Celebrating the 25th year of the market and the release of the Portland Farmers Market Cookbook
July 23 & 30 – Bagel Farm @ Elder Hall, 8am – 11:30am
Jenn Louis
Jenn Louis, Lincoln Restaurant, Portland, OR

July 14 – Israeli Dinner at Lincoln Restaurant
July 20 – Summer Reserve Beer Dinner with Deschutes Brewery with Jenn Louis and Deschutes chef Jeff Usinowicz
July 27 – Worthy Brewing Beer Camp at Sunshine Tavern. $40 includes class, Q&A with brewers from Worthy Brewing + dinner and a pint at Sunshine. Reservation Info call 503.688.1750

See Jenn’s full calendar

Ava Genes
Josh McFadden, Ava Gene’s, Portland, OR

Jason Hegedus IN as Ava Gene’s Chef de Cuisine [Eater PDX]
Mosquito Supper Club
Melissa Martin, Mosquito Supper Club, New Orleans, LA

Mosquito Supper Club is featured in the Summer 2016 issue of Modern Farmer

After 18 months in the French Quarter Mosquito is moving! Their new space is located on Dryades and General Taylor St.

2016 reservations (September to December) are now available

Neversink Spirits
Neversink Spirits, Port Chester, NY

July 17 – Neversink Anniversary Party at Belle Shoals

Farmers Market: Larchmont (July 2 & 30), Park Slope (July 24), Tarrytown (July 16)

See website for special pouring events.

New Deal Distillery
New Deal Distillery, Portland, OR

July 8 – Comedy & Cocktails at New Deal Distillery

Wednesdays in the Summer – New Deal Daiquiri Stand Featuring Sloshy Pops. Pick up a Daiquiri or a Sloshy Pop on your bike ride home!

Farmers Market: Beaverton (July 9)

For all New Deal Distillery events see their Events Calendar.
Olympia Oyster Bar
Olympia Oyster Bar, Portland, OR

Named one of the Best Restaurants in Portland right now by Thrillist!

Olympia Oyster Bar is hiring a Kitchen Manager

Pasta Gardner
Pasta Gardner, Eugene, OR

Farmers Market: Lane County (Saturday)


Red Hills Market, Dundee, OR

July 12 – Tap Takeover with Crux
July 14 – Pickling & Water Bath Canning Class with Traci Stenson Hildner of the Lucky Larder
July 15 – Cristom Vineyards Tasting in the store – Complimentary!
July 23 – Spanish Tapas Cooking Class with Pati D’Eliseo is the Executive Chef of A Posto Personal Chef Services
July 29 – Kids Cooking Class

Every Monday is Locals Night at Red Hills Market!

See all events at Red Hills Market on their website.

Red Table Meat Company
Red Table Meat Company, Minneapolis, MN

Farmers Market: Mill City (Saturday), Northeast (Saturday), Riverplace (Wednesday), Midtown (Saturday) 

The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen
The Side Yard Farm, Portland, OR

July 10 – Farm Brunch (Sold Out)
July 13 – Bike In Movie Night “Some Kind of Wonderful” with Red Sauce Pizza & Commons Brewery
July 17 – Farmy Japanese Dinner – Featuring the crew from the 2015 Seed to Plate Japan Tour: Chris Starkus (Urban Farmer), Stacey Given (The Side Yard Farm & Kitchen), Josh Grgas (Commons Brewery), Corey Schuster (Jackalope Wine Cellars) and Chris Brady (Extracto Coffee)
July 25 – The Lost Table Grief Group
July 27 – Kids Yoga at the Farm with Chelsea Willis

Check the August schedule at The Side Yard Farm and make your reservations before they sell out!

Timber City Ginger Beer
Timber City Ginger Beer, Seattle, WA

Farmers Market: Phinney Ridge (Friday), Madrona (Friday), Magnolia (Saturday), Mercer Island (Sunday), West Seattle (Sunday), Ballard (Sunday)


Willa Jean
Willa Jean, New Orleans, LA

Willa Jean was named one of the Top 10 Places to Eat in New Orleans Right Now by Southern Living

Chef Kelly Fields was featured in VICE Munchies’ Dirty Work: Goat Cheese Tartines and Frosé All Day with Kelly Fields

Wolves & People
Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery, Newberg, OR

New Tasting Room Hours!
Friday 4 – 9 pm
Saturday 12 pm – 8 pm
Sunday 12 noon – 5 pm

July 8 – Live Music: Hip Hatchet

July 9 – Kriekfest at Solera Brewing in Parkdale (Sold Out)

Distribution of select draft beers are now available at: Bailey’s Taproom, The Bent Brick, Belmont Station, The Bitter Monk, Brooks Winery, Imperial, Interurban, Marukin Ramen, Noble Rot, Ruddick/Wood, Social Goods Market & Newberg Wine Lockers. See full list here.

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