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Savoring Blackberries

Sam and Cathy Pennington encountered a series of strange messages when they moved from Colorado to Oregon in 1994. “We kept seeing all these signs that said, ‘blackberry removal,” Cathy Pennington says. “We found it really perplexing. Why would anyone want to remove blackberries?”

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A Small Space of One’s Own

Home is where the heart is, yet sometimes the heart needs creative separation from the home. Oregonians are increasingly making the split between the house and workspace with detached microstructures. These small spaces serve as offices, visitors’ quarters and quiet places for meditation. We look into four creative solutions for maintaining separation and proximity simultaneously.

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Blackberry Ice Cream

Infuse your homemade ice cream with Oregon blackberries for a localvore kick to dessert.

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The Best Crisp Recipe Ever

Our delicious crisp recipe has a 40 minute prep time and stays fresh in the freezer for up to a month…

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1859 & Dine: Mexican Food

1859 reviews the best of Oregon’s myriad Mexican food offerings, from a Portland taqueria to a truck in Medford.

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Behind the Scenes of the July/August Cover Shoot

Contributing photographer Amanda Conde and 1859’s design team, Aimee Jameson and Guy Olson, took to the backroads of Central Oregon to photograph Homegrown Chef Carrie Cook Minns for the July/August cover. Hilarity ensued.

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Krua Bangkok

Brynn takes to the beaten path and finds fantastic Thai fare at this off-the-grid Portland food cart.