founded: May, 2006
Kevin Chambers of Resonance Vineyards in Carleton, Oregon, is on the 32nd harvest for this property, and he’s using everything in his 3 decades of growing grapes to create a broader theory of how an effective farm should operate—a theory that combines the best from biodynamics, organics, and conventional agriculture.
Bruce Bauer, proprietor of Vino, a wine shop in Portland, Oregon, shares some of his favorite— moderate to low prices wines— from the Pacific Northwest, and the world.
Part 11: I couldn’t resist this title for the concluding chapter in our history of organic agriculture. This lyric from the rambunctious odyssey of the Grateful Dead also conveys the myriad twists and turns that have carried organic agriculture from the countercultural fringe to the White House garden and shelves of Walmart.
It’s late Autumn, and Kevin Chambers of Resonance Vineyard in Carleton, Oregon is harvesting the last of his 2012 wine grapes. We talk with this veteran grower about his grapes, and what he tries to achieve with them. Bruce Bauer from Vino, a Portland, Oregon wine shop, shares recommendations on some of his favorite moderate-to-low cost wines from the Northwest and beyond.
Tom Henrich, volunteer miller at the historic Cedar Creek Grist Mill museum, a working hydro-powered mill near Woodland, Washington talks about what led to the demise of these mills in the early 1900′s.