Columbia Gorge

photo credit: Patrick M
Columbia Gorge Officers

President: Cindy Brown

Vice President: Deanna Sudan

Treasurer: Sarah Rucker

Columbia Gorge Women for Agriculture

PO Box 1049

The Dalles, OR 97058

Updates from Columbia Gorge
  • Columbia Gorge Spring Update
    It has become pretty obvious in the past few years that our chapter’s membership has decreased, as has attendance at meetings and participation in events. Our local chapter was launched in December 2013 as a “restart” of the previous Hood River chapter and at one point we had 25+ members.   In chatting with those who attended the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...