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  • Helping Others for the Holidays

    PUBLISHED Nov 19, 2019

    Many of our local restaurants are supporting a needy charity this holiday season. You could help your favorite restaurant with a toy drive, food drive, monetary donation, or time. Whether you can donate or become a volunteer, every little bit helps. Choose to give at your local restaurant, or consider what you can do to ... Read more ›

  • Klamath Basin Brewing Harnesses the Earth's Heat for Eco-Friendly Brewing

    PUBLISHED Sep 09, 2019

    Here's a sustainability story that was so intriguing we just had to share it. The Klamath Basin Brewing Company (KBB) and their brewpub, enjoy the benefits of the earth’s internal heat! Video Segment from 'The Green Economy' The Brewing Process Klamath Basin Brewing is the only known brewing process that uses geothermally heated water for beer production. Under the ... Read more ›

  • Deschutes Brewery's Green Practices

    PUBLISHED Jul 19, 2019

    Dining Out In The NorthWest is committed to Sustainable, Natural, Organic and Regional (SNOR) products and practices, so every now and then we love to feature a local restaurant which focuses on the environment. This time, it’s Deschutes Brewery, who values the Northwest environment and backs it up with a number of eco-friendly practices. Deschutes is ... Read more ›

  • Earth Day - Minimizing Food Waste

    PUBLISHED Apr 19, 2019

    Monday, April 22 is Earth Day, an annual day to show our support for eco-friendly issues, products and practices. One way restaurants can become more eco-friendly is to reduce their food waste. Reducing food waste saves money, time, energy, water, natural resources, labor, transportation and more. Learn about how 2 Portland area restaurants minimize waste to ... Read more ›

  • 12 Portland Area Healthy Alternatives in Dining

    PUBLISHED Jan 07, 2019

    There's a time to indulge, and a time for healthy alternative options. Whether gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, organic, non-GMO, or natural, take a look at our fantastic Portland area picks for Healthy Alternative dining.   Amelia’s Rustic Mexican Restaurant – Hillsboro Rustic, family Mexican recipes with the freshest of ingredients. 95% of the menu is gluten free and ... Read more ›

  • Local Organizations Need Your Help

    PUBLISHED Dec 03, 2018

    Would you like to help a food related organization this holiday season? Whether you can donate funds or become a volunteer, every little bit helps. Find out more and consider what you can do to make a difference. Blue Zones Project The Blue Zones Project in Douglas County encourages changes to our communities that lead to healthier ... Read more ›

  • Blue Zones Project

    PUBLISHED Jun 12, 2018

    Have you heard about the Blue Zones Project? Blue Zones is a community-wide initiative designed to help make healthy choices easier for Oregonians. Healthy Dining Options In support of Oregon's Healthiest State initiative, the Blue Zones Project encourages changes to our community that lead to healthier options. It’s bringing residents, worksites, schools, restaurants, grocery stores, and government ... Read more ›

  • Eco-Friendly Catering @ Simply Thyme

    PUBLISHED May 12, 2017

    Do you have an event coming up, but don’t know who to choose for catering? Simply Thyme is a caterer serving the Portland/Vancouver metro area that is recommended by Dining Out In The NorthWest. They listen to your needs and will work with you to customize a menu and presentation specifically for your event.  Simply Thyme’s ... Read more ›

  • Celebrating Earth Day

    PUBLISHED Apr 10, 2017

    Did you know that Earth Day is April 22? In honor of the day, let's all get a little greener. Join us and support restaurants that have a passion for Sustainable, Natural, Organic, healthy alternative and socially conscious menu items and practices. Please take a look at these special locations and then head out to eat!   The Beanery/Multiple Locations - Fair Trade, ... Read more ›

  • Which Restaurants Use Sustainable Shepherd's Grain Flour?

    PUBLISHED Oct 10, 2016

    Why Shepherd's Grain? Not only is Shepherd's Grain wheat good for the environment and the economy but it tastes delicious. "We decided to grow sustainable wheat and were happy to discover that it tastes better," says Fred Fleming, co-founder. Artisan bakeries are very impressed with Shepherd's Grain wheat. A baker tried blending them together and they ... Read more ›