Oregon Coast Shopping & Oregon Beach Shopping Malls & Outlets

August 17, 2017
Troxel's Rockaway Beach

Ocean isn’t all that glistens in Rockaway Beach

Family’s gem and jewelry shop glows with upbeat energy Rockaway Beach is a jewel on the Oregon Coast, and fittingly, a gem and jewelry shop sparkles in […]
July 6, 2016
Bennett Family Farm
Levi, Courtney and one of the cows with their delivery van. Photo courtesy of Bennett Family Farm

Milk in glass bottles? Bennett Family Farm delivers

One of the best things about running Bennett Family Farm? “I can have chocolate milk whenever I want.” says farmer Levi Bennett with a smile. Three […]
July 5, 2016
Honey bees on lavender
Honey bees on lavender. Photo credit: Trav Williams, Broken Banjo Photography

Oregon Coast Lavender: From overgrown property to scented crops

Stand still among the lavender, and you’ll hear the silvery warbles of songbirds and the gentle hum of honeybees, in the fields at Oregon Coast Lavender. […]
July 1, 2016
Nehalem River Ranch family with cows
The family with the cows in the pasture, at Nehalem River Ranch. Photo credit: Trav Williams, Broken Banjo Photography

Asado tradition comes to Nehalem River Ranch

“Perched on a log at an early summer bonfire, with bottles of Malbec in hand, we’re watching the brightest planets rise and laughing at the antics […]
June 30, 2016
Farmer Carolina Lees of Corvus Landing Farm

800 Bunches of Carrots – Corvus Landing Farm in Neskowin

Salad mix, oh so fresh, and sweet carrots, oh so crunchy, and much more are fully stocked and ready at the Corvus Landing farm stand on […]
May 8, 2016
Manzanita Cloud & Leaf Bookstore
Cloud & Leaf Bookstore still believes in the printed page.

Manzanita offers thoughtful, idiosyncratic gift shopping options

If outlet malls leave you cold and big box stores make you irritable, consider Manzanita the next time you plan to shop for gifts. The small […]
February 22, 2016
Todd Johnson in front of the TCCA store on Ivy Avenue in Tillamook

Seed, feed and 26 flavors: Oregon’s Tillamook Coast is a farm store haven

Feed and farm stores have long been a cornerstone of rural communities. While many have gone the way of drive-in movies and rotary dial telephones, on […]
January 20, 2016
Barbara Lewis, the BJ of quilt fame in Cloverdale

A Pattern of Plenty: Fabrics for Quilt Makers at BJ’s

They come clutching directions from a quilter’s guide book, exuberant at the discovery of this much touted place down a winding country road, packed with thousands […]
November 12, 2015
Skyler Veek Lucky Bear Soap
Skyler Veek, Lucky Bear and a canine pal

Made by Nature; Blessed by Luck(y)

There is no escaping the fact that this success story begins in a dark place, in a ditch by the roadside in 2009 where a baby […]
September 2, 2015
Photo Courtesy of Carolina Lees
Photo courtesy of Carolina Lees

Neskowin Farmers Market

Sandra’s pies fly like hotcakes at the Neskowin Farmers Market. This week a dozen fresh baked pies from Farmer Creek Marketplace sold out in the first […]