Bend’s Makers District on the rise Maker A person who makes something. A company that makes a specified product. A subculture that includes engineering-oriented pursuits as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking and traditional arts and crafts. The Makers District is a new...

Detoxify with a little Lava Love Several years ago Portland nutritionist Elisabeth Dunham was nearly bedridden due to an onslaught of debilitating symptoms after becoming infected with Lyme disease. After she tried a myriad of cures, she finally found one that worked—products made from lava—and ended...

Central Oregon Locavore Dinner Series brings together chefs, farmers and guests Sinking my teeth into a bite of goat kibbe tartare, I was pleasantly surprised. A refreshing combination of mint and onions followed by cinnamon tickled my taste buds. I’d been told that goat meat resembled...