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...

Van and small trailer camping in Oregon’s outdoors From colorful deserts to pristine coastlines and pine-covered mountains in between, Oregon’s diverse landscape offers many impressive areas to explore. To truly be immersed in these environments, we often camp right in the middle of it all. But...