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FEEDING OUR FRONT-LINE HEROES NOURISHES EVERYONE

When COVID-19 first hit the Pacific NW, we wanted to do something to support our region’s front line and essential workers. Our mission here at Burgerville is to make the Pacific Northwest the healthiest region on the planet, one bite at a time. So here was a chance to literally enact this by feeding people.  […]

Blissful About Doing Good AND Tasting Good

We sat down with Darcey Howard, Global Marketing Director for Coconut Bliss, to learn how Coconut Bliss got started and why what ISN’T in Coconut Bliss is just as important as what is. (Note: the interview has been edited for clarity and brevity.) BV: How did Coconut Bliss get its start? Coconut bliss was started […]

Holy Kakow: Want to Pivot? Swap Your Beans

Let’s be honest for a minute: who among us does NOT think that working in the chocolate business means boating through vast rivers of delicious hot cocoa as you paddle your white chocolate canoe past giant brownie flowers and semi-sweet chip-shaped mountains? We’ll tell you who: Holy Kakow founder Wyatt Wood. “We’re still sitting around […]

Legacy, Family, and Purpose: Alpenrose

Let’s start with the irony: Josh Reynolds, vice president and general manager of Alpenrose Dairy is lactose intolerant. Whoa there, whaaaat????? “I think by the time I was 40,” he laughs, “my body said ‘you’ve had a lifetime of chocolate milk and pizza.’ ” Yet if ever there was a true advocate for dairy, it’s […]

Find Your Summer

The Big Question everyone’s asking right now: Will summer still feel like summer? Our answer? A resounding and joyful YES!  Because summer is more than a season, it’s a state of mind. A sense of adventure and possibility.  It’s a recognition of the kid in each of us who wants to try a hoverboard, rally […]

Ground Up PDX: Partners in Pursuit of Delicious

  Here in Orewashigonia, as we like to call it, we’re surrounded by a seemingly endless array of ingredients locally sourced from small farmers and makers all around the Pacific Northwest. From farmers to local dairies, inventors, millers, cheesemakers, cattle ranchers and small business owners, we’re excited to bring you their stories.  Because their stories […]