Category: Columbia Gorge Chapter

Columbia Gorge Summer 2021 Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter held its first in-person meetings March 16 at the Bargeway Pub in The Dalles and May 19 outdoors at Sorosis Park, also in The Dalles. The chapter was a sponsor of the North Central Livestock Association “Bull Tour” on April 16, and several chapter members attended the livestock and ranch tour. No…
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Columbia Gorge Winter 2021 Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter is currently not meeting, as our usual gathering place is a restaurant in The Dalles. Member Lisa Perry, a pear farmer from “Out on a Limb” farm in Parkdale, was recently featured in a KOIN 6 special “Oregon’s Harvest 2020” segment about farmers. This year included two dairies, one very large…
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Spring Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter met in February and in March.  We are now up to 19 paid members.  Three members attended the state convention and really enjoyed the OSU tie-in, especially having the collegiate members present.  We discussed sponsoring the local “Bull Tour” again and the annual OWA auction.  We have a $500 scholarship application…
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Columbia Gorge Winter Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter held a Fall Social on Monday, November 12 at ClockTower Ales in The Dalles, with four members and four guests attending.  We are happy to welcome new members Lisa Perry of Cody Orchards and Michelle McCafferty of Duckwall Fruit, who came to the Fall Social as guests of member Dani Annala…
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Columbia Gorge Spring Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter had five members attend the annual convention in Astoria, and all enjoyed learning about forestry and fishery topics.  One of the reasons many of us like our membership in OWA is the socialization aspect of the group, especially at state convention where everyone treats you like friends.  Our chapter has about…
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Columbia Gorge Chapter Winter Update

The Columbia Gorge chapter meet for a fall social on Wednesday, November 15 at Freebridge Brewery in The Dalles with 10 participants.   The fun started with everyone identifying the agricultural products in our pizza, beer, wine and water and noting that local grain is used in the pizza crust and beer!   Chapter members…
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