Sustainable Agriculture in the High Desert

Sustainable Agriculture in the High Desert

Windflower Farm provides sustainable veggies, flowers and more
It was a gray and overcast morning when I arrived at Windflower Farms just east of Bend.

The Final Straw?

Single-use plastic bags, and now straws, are becoming taboo
Some people treat plastic bags and other single-use items like they're taboo; others toss them into the trash or the blue bins without a moment's pause.

What is Xeriscaping?

Defined by the New Oxford American Dictionary, xeriscape means, "a style of landscape design requiring little or no irrigation or other maintenance, used in arid regions."

Flood! Fire! Earthquake!

"Disaster!" comedy brings it all
Dennis Giacino, whose 2014 Off Broadway comedy "Disenchanted!

Visiting Valor

Transgender activist and former Navy SEAL Kristin Beck will speak in Bend at two film screenings
What's the difference between an advocate and an activist?

Made in Central Oregon: Fiber Arts

Bend fiber artist is one of dozens at Sunriver gallery
Bend fiber artist Mary Wonser has been showing her works at the Artists' Gallery Sunriver Village for the past four years, enjoying the company of her fellow artists—all proud to be crafting works made in Central Oregon.

Q&A with Erik Kancler

Local lobbyist to speak at TEDxBend March 31
Erik Kancler is a lobbyist—and he doesn’t care who knows it. In fact, he wants you to know that “lobbyist” isn’t a dirty word.

Singing the Secret Garden

Opera Bend brings shows to Redmond and Madras
Opera Bend is bringing a joyful production to Redmond Friday, with Lucy Simon's "The Secret Garden," the story of a young English girl sent to live with relatives she never met after losing her parents to cholera in the early 1900s.

Brilliant Osage

"August, Osage County," well received on stage and screen, opens Friday
The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "August, Osage County," opens at the Cascades Theatre Friday.

Little Libraries That Could

Head Start fosters reading at home, thanks to one volunteer's effort
Call Alice Staley the fairy book-mother to Bend's Head Start programs.

Road Trip: Opening Weekend of 2018 Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Othello and Henry V don't disappoint
I love the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.


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