“Immediately after harvest, hops are quickly dried before packaging. Drying and cooling stabilizes the hop components, but it also changes them ... in order to capture the most evanescent volatile elements, brewers collect hops from the fields and race them back to waiting kettles. The length of time between picking and brewing is never more than a few hours ...” — Jeff Alworth, The Beer Bible.September 19, 2018 midnight read more..
Mt. View Orchards and Kiyokawa Family Orchards are both up for USA Today’s “10Best Readers’ Choice 2018 Best Apple Orchards” award. Voting continues from now until noon (eastern standard time) on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The winning orchard will be announced on 10Best on Friday, Oct. 12.September 15, 2018 midnight read more..
Meet local farmers, enjoy the mountain-view scenery of a working orchard and cidery, savor local flavors and support the nonprofit Gorge Grown Food Network on Sunday, Sept. 16 at the annual Gorge Grown Food Network Harvest Dinner fundraiser, held at Mt. View Orchards, Parkdale, beginning at 4 p.m.September 12, 2018 midnight read more..
ACT (Adult Center Theater) presents “Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and ???” starting this weekend at the Hood River Valley Adult Center, 2010 Sterling Place. Shows are Sept. 7-8 and Sept. 14-15 beginning at 7 p.m., and Sept. 16 at 2 p.m.September 8, 2018 midnight read more..
Orchard workers are busy this time of year bringing in fruit, with the mainstay Anjou and Bartlett harvests all or nearly done and “looking very good,” said Mike Doke of Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers.September 8, 2018 midnight read more..
“Keep it Local,” a group of upper valley residents aiming to stop Dollar General from building a store in Mt. Hood, invited community members to meet in the Mt. Hood Town Hall gym on Tuesday to learn more about Dollar General and share their opinions. They also got to meet a representative of SimonCRE, the developer contracted to build the proposed Mt. Hood Dollar General.September 1, 2018 midnight read more..
A group of upper valley residents aiming to stop Dollar General, a Tennessee-based chain of variety stores, from building a store in Mt. Hood will hold a town hall Aug. 28, 6 p.m., in the gym at the Mt. Hood Town Hall, as part of their community effort to “Keep Mt. Hood Local.”August 25, 2018 midnight read more..
The future facility will be located just east of the current Hood River site and on the same property, which has served as OCH’s Hood River home since 1991.August 22, 2018 midnight read more..
Ferment Brewery pub and tasting room opened Aug. 8 on the Hood River waterfront at Second and Portway, in the newly-built (and almost finished) Key Development complex.August 15, 2018 midnight read more..
One Community Health (OCH) will break ground Thursday to replace its current health center in Hood River. The groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting ceremony, an invitation open to the public, takes place from 9:30-10 a.m. at 849 Pacific Ave.August 15, 2018 midnight read more..
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