FivePine Weddings

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Wedding booking season is upon us and we have a beautiful venue that can accommodates weddings in any season.  Our 2016 dates are filling up fast!  We have dates available March-June, November and December.  Contact our Events Coordinator for specific dates and pricing. (541) 549-5900 x 107 or tm@fivepinelodge.com. We look forward to assisting in making your dream wedding come true.

Central Oregon Weddings

FivePine Lodge & Event Center is the perfect Central Oregon destination for weddings of all sizes during any season.  Celebrate the most magical day of your life next to our wild-flower landscaped pond in the midst of towering Ponderosa pines or join your family and friends by the warm fireplace inside the Elda Teresa Event Center.   We would be honored to be part of your special day and look forward to assisting in creating the most magical day of your life.  We offer a full range of services with exceptional wines and selected cuisine by our professional catering staff.  We will be happy to recommend local florists, photographers, musicians and officiates.

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We have a beautiful indoor space that can accommodate up to 150 guests with room for a dance floor for your reception.  We also have a gorgeous outdoor space for the ceremony and reception festivities that can accommodate up to 200.

For your wedding night, reserve our special Romance Cabin as the perfect setting to spend your first night as husband and wife.

FivePine offers Shibui Spa to relax and rejuvenate in anticipation of your special day combined with complimentary access to our 19,000 square foot Sisters Athletic Club against a backdrop of limitless open space and adventure from our trail kiosk.

Our intimate wedding venue is also the ideal location for wedding ceremonies and receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and anniversary parties.

Kimberly Kay Photography

Kimberly Kay Photography

 


FivePine Lodge’s Annual Breakfast with Santa

Santa Breakfast Brings a Big Gift

Each year, in early December, FivePine Lodge & Conference Center in Sisters hosts Breakfast With Santa. It’s a great way for families to enjoy some time together and for kids to make their wish list known to the jolly old elf.

It’s also a great way to create a significant and meaningful gift for other kids in the community – kids whose families may be struggling to make ends meet.

On December 28 FivePine donated the entire proceeds of the event – $2,195.85 – to Family Access Network.

According to FAN Foundation donor relations representative Nancy Childers, the funds will be “used to help local children in need.”

Those needs may entail helping with a heating bill for a family, or providing a winter coat for a child, or assistance with a child’s medical or dental needs.

FivePine has hosted Breakfast With Santa for eight years, always in support of a local charity or non-profit; the past two, FAN has been the recipient.

Jim Cornelius, The Nugget Newspaper


Spring in Central Oregon

Spring in Central Oregon starts early.  Well, at least in the animal world.  Our flowers and trees may take a bit longer to show life and color.  But there are lots of baby critters showing up on the ranches and in the forest.  At the horse barn where I board my beautiful Morgan mare, Crystal, there are 3 Paint babies that have been born since the first of the year.  And there will be 2 more in the next few weeks.  There are also baby chicks, puppies and kittens on the way.  It’s so fun to watch all the babies.  One of the mares was being led across the property and her 2 day old filly was running next to Mom, not an inch away from her leg.  When she got to her new stall, she immediately had a little snack from Mom and seemed right at home.  It’s amazing to see how well the mares care for their foals.

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Even though Crystal lives at a Paint barn (that’s a breed of horse for you novice horse people), she’s a beautiful liver-chestnut Morgan mare.  I’ve owned a Morab horse before (cross between a Morgan and Arabian) but Chrystal is my first pure Morgan.  And I’m love struck!  Known for their expressive eyes, she melts my heart daily and eases any stress of the day.  We have long conversations when we ride alone, and interesting discussions when we have a little rodeo when riding with friends.  Spring is always a time of adventurous riding as the horses feel the energy of spring and are spunky and ready to get out of their paddocks to stretch their legs.

Morgan horses are used in almost every discipline in equestrian sports, both English and Western, due to their intelligence, willingness, zest for life, and good sense blended with soundness, athleticism, and stamina.  Morgans excel in dressage, show jumping, Western pleasure, cutting, and endurance riding.  They are often used as stock horses, pleasure riding, and driving, frequently seen in combined driving and carriage driving competitions.  They are often involved in therapeutic programs due to their gentle disposition and sound movement.

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Morgans have a very interesting history as well.   “Figure” was the founding stallion of the Morgan breed and is the horse that all Morgans are related.  He was foaled in 1789, and due to a debt payment, became the property of Justin Morgan, a teacher, composer, businessman, and horseman that lived in Vermont.  Figure’s confirmation and demeanor impressed many other horsemen in the New England area and he was used extensively as a breeding stallion.  Although many efforts have been made to discover his parentage, his exact pedigree us unknown.  In 1821, Figure, also known as The Justin Morgan horse, was kicked by another horse and died of his injuries.  He left a legacy of sons and daughters that have influenced other breeds of horses, such as the American Saddle horse and Tennessee Walking horses.

For those of us that enjoy pleasure riding, Central Oregon is a mecca of endless trails.  Whether it’s a beautiful trail along a mountain stream at the base of South Sister, or a dusty desert trail full of jack rabbits, sagebrush and coyotes in the Badlands, or a secluded meadow of wildflowers and wild grasses opening in one of our national forests, the options are endless.  Riding our horses is one of the best ways to explore our wilderness of natural beauty.  Some of the amazing trails around Sisters are the Metolius-Windigo Trail, the Swamp Wells Trail, and the Pederson Ridge horse trail.  For more information check out these sites:  www.sisterstrails.com or www.oregonequestriantrails.org.

If you don’t have your own horse, or don’t want to trailer a horse, there are several great options for guided rides through some local stables.  Check out Long Hollow Ranch, Oregon’s only official Dude Ranch, which is a historic pioneer ranch.  They offer trail rides, cattle drives and arena lessons;  www.lhranch.com.   Black Butte Stables offers a range of rides from a 30 minute excursion to an all-day adventure; www.blackbuttestables.com.  Fly Spur Ranch offers a unique blend of riding &/or guided fly-fishing; www.flyspur.com .  And if you do bring your own horse, but prefer to stay at FivePine Lodge, check out www.eaglebearranch.com .  They offer overnight lodging and excellent care for your horse.

After a long ride in the saddle, perhaps you are a bit saddle sore and in need of a massage.  Visit Shibui Spa, on FivePine’s campus, for a relaxing massage or facial.  Then walk to your cabin here at FivePine, enjoy a long, warm soak in your tub that fills from a waterfall out of the ceiling, join us for a complimentary glass of wine during our evening wine reception and snuggle into your pillow-top bed and dream about how wonderful horseback riding is in Central Oregon.  It’s truly a rider’s paradise!!

Tricia Maxson – Events Director at FivePine Lodge


Spring Yoga Retreat in Central Oregon

Connecting, Inside and Out: A Spring Yoga Retreat in the heart of Central Oregon, April 19th – 22nd, 2015

led by Kate Holly ERYT, owner of Yoga Refuge in Portland, Oregon and Joel Holly, outdoor enthusiast

 

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Join us for 4 days and 3 nights of active fun, restful contemplation, and connecting to nature, all from the comfort of the beautiful FivePine Lodge.   Yoga Instructor Kate Holly will lead two yoga sessions a day (all levels active flow in the mornings, restorative yoga in the afternoons).  In between sessions participants can enjoy group mountain bike rides with Joel Holly, or choose to experience Shibui SpaSisters Movie House, or one of Sisters many other delightful attractions.

This retreat is appropriate for adventurous beginners to yoga, as well as experienced yogis wishing to take their practice to a deeper place.  This is also an opportunity for those who are new to mountain biking to experience beautiful beginner-friendly rides on the Peterson Ridge trail.  We believe that yoga and cycling make an excellent complement to one another, and encourage participants to try one or both.  Please come prepared with warm clothing for outdoor fun.

Instructor Bios: 

Kate Holly is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and owner of Portland based studio, Yoga Refuge (www.yogarefugepdx.com).  She has been practicing yoga since 1999, and teaching since 2003.  She has  studied with a variety of influential teachers, including Richard Freeman, Paul Grilley, Noah Maze, Ada Lusardi, Todd Jackson and Sarahjoy Marsh.  Her classes focus on finding alignment from the inside out, with the ultimate goal of self-knowledge and self-love.  Her yoga is modern, accessible and focused on the unique interaction of each individual to their own practice.

Joel Holly is a Central Oregon native, a League of American Bicyclists certified cycling instructor and an avid mountain biker.  Joel has been a board member and volunteer with Portland’s Northwest Trail Alliance and has worked with them to increase trail access to bikes.

4 day package includes:

  • 3 nights lodging at FivePine Lodge
  • Daily organic breakfast and lunch
  • 4 Vinyasa Flow Yoga Sessions & 2 Restorative Yoga Sessions
  • 2 optional group mountain bike rides on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • Evening wine reception
  • Access to Sisters Athletic Club including group exercise classes
  • Free time to enjoy limitless outdoor adventures

Also available: discounted spa treatments at Shibui Spa and movie tickets to Sisters Movie Theater.

Retreat Schedule (tentative):

Sunday evening 4/19

  • 4:00 check-in
  • 5-6:15 Introductions, followed by Restorative Yoga practice to wind down and settle in

Monday 4/20

  • 8:30-9:45 Morning meditation plus energizing morning flow
  • 9:45 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Group Ride on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • 1:00 Lunch
  • 4-5:30 Hatha/Restorative practice: 45 minutes of detailed alignment focus, going deeper with target poses, 45 minutes of Restorative Yoga to relax and renew

Tuesday 4/21:

  • 8:30-9:45 Morning meditation plus energizing morning flow
  • 9:45 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Group Ride on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • 1:00 Lunch
  • 4-5:30 Hatha/Restorative practice: 45 minutes of detailed alignment focus, going deeper with target poses, 45 minutes of Restorative Yoga to relax and renew

Wednesday 4/22:

  • 8:30-9:45 Morning meditation plus energizing morning flow
  • 9:45 Breakfast and closing

REGISTER TODAY!  Save $75 per person if you register by February 28th!

  • Double Occupancy Room ($499 by 2/28) $574 after 2/28
  • Single Occupancy Room ($699 by 2/28) $774 after 2/28

Contact Kelly Newcombe at kn@fivepinelodge.com or 866-974-5900 x 101 for reservations and questions.  A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to guarantee your space.


Peterson Rock Garden

 

IMG_20141014_174945_211When visiting Central Oregon this last month, we found a hidden gem.  Located between Bend & Redmond, OR, is The Petersen Rock Garden.  Their hours will vary, but currently are 9 am until dusk for the garden & varied hours for their museum & gift shop.  There is a small fee of $5/adult, $3 for seniors/children, family pricing varies.  The Danish immigrant, Rasmus Petersen, created this place to honor his new homeland and spent the last 17 years of his life, 1935-1952, building each piece with rocks/stones, glass, & petrified wood.  There are replicas of significant American icons, such as the statue of liberty and Independence Hall.  Even though it has stayed in the family all these years, it had fallen in disrepair & experienced some damage.  During 2013 it was closed for work and many around Central Oregon volunteered to help.  Due to everyone’s hard work, it was recently placed on the National Register of Historic Places and they hope to perform additional restorative work in the near future.

Driving by, it doesn’t look like much, but it is a neat place.  In the parking lot there are three rock islands with miniature bridges, houses, castles, and monuments created from tiny rocks & glass.  Many peacocks and chickens wander the property in greeting.  As you walk towards the house on site, you walk by a small rock cave with a hand built round table inside.  It reminds me of a hideaway cave I would have loved as a child.  The front of the hill covering the cave, there is a small “village” of houses nestled in the rocks, with a fountain below.  Looking to the right, you see a large mote with a small isolated castle in the middle and lily pads floating on the water.

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The property museum with a gorgeous rock front is hidden behind the US flag made from smooth stones and gorgeous rock monument; there are two cement pathways which lead to the museum.  Unfortunately, it was not open when we visited, but I was able to take a peek through the window and see the many rocks they have on display.  Some were quite large & piqued my interest, so I am hoping to go back when it is open to gather more information.

From here we went to see the Statue of Liberty replica and the White House, surrounded by magnificently colored rocks and bridges to take you across the small mote.  The time this tedious work must have taken is amazing.  There was so much attention to detail and minus minor deterioration, the structures are sound and have weathered well.  I am amazed at the variety of colors and different types of materials used.  Everything from smooth to volcanic rock can be found; even what looks like burnt, petrified wood completes his masterpiece.  At this point we thought we had seen everything, but as we walked around the front of the house& back towards the driveway, we became aware there is another amazing area.

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A rock wall with hinges suggests there was once a gate welcoming visitors.  As you enter, miniature rock walls with pillars and old fashioned bridges encourage you to explore the many different areas on the pond.  Once you cross the first bridge, you see a small fountain to the right and another miniature village on the hill of the island.  A small patio is nestled below, welcoming visits to sit and stay awhile.  Everywhere you look there are lily pads galore.

Before we leave, we notice the family area with lots of grass & a few picnic tables next to the parking lot.  Here guests can hang out & let their kids run and play or have a nice lunch on a sunny day.  There are even two amazing rock fireplaces on each end of the grassy picnic area that look hand-built out of rock.  At the opposite side of the parking lot, there is a run-down building which used to be the Peacock Inn.  It was an old soda bar and lunch spot, they are working to revive it to create an indoor picnic area with the original stools.  This isn’t the most fascinating site in Central Oregon, but it has some great history and I can’t wait to see the end result.

~Jennifer


Yoga in the Pines, A Yoga Retreat in the Heart of Central Oregon

Connecting, Inside and Out: A Yoga Retreat in the heart of Central Oregon, November 16th – November 19th, 2015

led by Kate Holly ERYT, owner of Yoga Refuge in Portland, Oregon and Joel Holly, outdoor enthusiast

Yoga website

Join us for 4 days and 3 nights of active fun, restful contemplation, and connecting to nature, all from the comfort of the beautiful FivePine Lodge.   Yoga Instructor Kate Holly will lead two yoga sessions a day (all levels active flow in the mornings, restorative yoga in the afternoons).  In between sessions participants can enjoy group mountain bike rides with Joel Holly, or choose to experience Shibui SpaSisters Movie House, or one of Sisters many other delightful attractions.

This retreat is appropriate for adventurous beginners to yoga, as well as experienced yogis wishing to take their practice to a deeper place.  This is also an opportunity for those who are new to mountain biking to experience beautiful beginner-friendly rides on the Peterson Ridge trail.  We believe that yoga and cycling make an excellent complement to one another, and encourage participants to try one or both.  Please come prepared with warm clothing for outdoor fun.

Instructor Bios: 

Kate Holly is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher and owner of Portland based studio, Yoga Refuge (www.yogarefugepdx.com).  She has been practicing yoga since 1999, and teaching since 2003.  She has  studied with a variety of influential teachers, including Richard Freeman, Paul Grilley, Noah Maze, Ada Lusardi, Todd Jackson and Sarahjoy Marsh.  Her classes focus on finding alignment from the inside out, with the ultimate goal of self-knowledge and self-love.  Her yoga is modern, accessible and focused on the unique interaction of each individual to their own practice.

Joel Holly is a Central Oregon native, a League of American Bicyclists certified cycling instructor and an avid mountain biker.  Joel has been a board member and volunteer with Portland’s Northwest Trail Alliance and has worked with them to increase trail access to bikes.

4 day package includes:

  • 3 nights lodging at FivePine Lodge
  • Daily organic breakfast and lunch
  • 4 Vinyasa Flow Yoga Sessions & 2 Restorative Yoga Sessions
  • 2 optional group mountain bike rides on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • Evening wine reception
  • Access to Sisters Athletic Club including group exercise classes
  • Free time to enjoy limitless outdoor adventures

Also available: discounted spa treatments at Shibui Spa and movie tickets to Sisters Movie Theater.

Retreat Schedule (tentative):

Sunday evening 11/16

  • 4:00 check-in
  • 5-6:30 All levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  • 7:00 Optional group outing for dinner, Restaurant TBD

Monday 11/17:

  • 8:30-9:30 All levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  • 9:30 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Group Ride on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • 1:00 Lunch
  • 4-5:30 Restorative Yoga

Tuesday 11/18:

  • 8:30-9:30 All levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  • 9:30 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Group Ride on the Peterson Ridge Trail
  • 1:00 Lunch
  • 4-5:30 Restorative Yoga

Wednesday:

  • 8:30-10 All levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  • 10:00 Breakfast and closing

REGISTER TODAY!  Save $75 per person if you register by September 30th!

  • Double Occupancy Room ($499 by 9/30) $574 after 9/30
  • Single Occupancy Room ($699 by 9/30) $774 after 9/30

Contact Kelly Newcombe at kn@fivepinelodge.com or 866-974-5900 x 101 for reservations and questions.  A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to guarantee your space.


Canyon Creek Meadows Hike, Three Fingered Jack

My husband and I have lived in Bend for the past 5 years and with the exception of a few hiking trails, we always try to visit new ones as there are so many.  I have heard numerous times about the epic views of Three Finger Jack and beautiful wildflowers at Canyon Creek Meadows but until this past weekend we just had never had time.  Timing of the wildflowers seems to be a little hit or miss, but I would say that from mid-July to late August is a prime time to visit this area.  In heavy snowfall years, it may be wise to go in August.  This hike did not disappoint at all and definitely ranks in my top 5 hikes in the area.  My only recommendation would be to go early in the morning so you will get more optimal views of Three Finger Jack as the mountainside will be bathed in sunlight.

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The Canyon Creek Meadows trailhead is about 45 minutes from FivePine Lodge and starts from Jake Lake Trail.  From the lodge head West on Hwy 20 past Camp Sherman and take a right on Jake Lake Rd.  Drive about 4.2 miles and turn left on FS 1230.  Go another 1.6 miles and continue on the gravel road.  Continue another 1 mile and stay left on FS 1234.  From here the next 5 miles to the trail is pretty bumpy.

The parking lot does fill up quickly during peak months and weekends.  We were able to go on a Friday afternoon and the area was pretty full around noon.  There is a restroom at the parking area as well.  Due to the trails popularity, it is patrolled by the Forest Service.  You can pick up a National Forest Pass from the FivePine Lodge front desk for $5.  This is also a great trail for your 4 legged companions as there is a no leash law.

When you begin your hike, you will pass Jake Lake on the left side.  Shortly after, you will come to a sign for Canyon Creek Meadows and Wasco Lake.  There is the lower and upper Canyon Creek Meadows and to the lower meadows is about 2.25 miles.  This is a relatively easy hike and is manageable for younger children.  The first mile or so takes you through the remnants of the B&B fire that occurred in 2003.  There is lots of new growth which is wonderful to see.  Once you reach the lower meadows there are many downed trees that make for a nice stopping point to sit down and enjoy some lunch.  These areas provide a small amount of wildflowers, but if you are willing and able I would highly recommend continuing your journey to the upper meadows.  It is about 1.5 miles and is much steeper, but so worth the trek.

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If you want to continue to the upper meadow, take the trail to your left.  As you continue your trek, you will see more and more wildflowers.  Bug spray is highly recommended and if you are allergic to bees, be prepared!

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Bring Fido Press Release

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FivePine Lodge & Spa Honored with 2014 Fido’s Favorite Award by BringFido.com

 

BringFido.com Recognizes FivePine Lodge & Spa as a Top Customer-Rated Pet Friendly Property in the United States

LOCATION – DATE – FivePine Lodge & Spa is pleased to announce that it has been honored as a 2014 Fido’s Favorite Award winner by the pet friendly travel website BringFido.com. This annual award recognizes hotels, inns and bed & breakfasts that attain superior pet-friendliness ratings from BringFido.com customers. Fewer than 5% of all pet friendly accommodations receive this distinction.

 

As the world’s leading pet friendly travel website, BringFido.com is committed to helping pet owners find accommodations that truly welcome and cater to the needs of their four-legged travel companions. The website relies on its 12 million annual visitors and BringFido app users to review and rate properties on a 1 to 5 “dog bone” scale. Only 4-bone or higher rated properties are eligible for a Fido’s Favorite Award.

 

“BringFido.com is proud to recognize FivePine Lodge & Spa for its accomplishment in providing excellent service and accommodations to travelers with pets,” said Melissa Halliburton, President and Founder of BringFido.com. “Our customers appreciate the extra steps that properties take to ensure a comfortable stay for pets and their owners.”Fido's-Favorite-Website-Badge-(300x270)


Mother’s Day Brunch

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Well Traveled Fork Culinary Tour

As a chef and event enthusiast, I love exploring all the fun and enriching experiences that Central Oregon has to offer. A day that allows you to have fun, and learn a little nugget of new information is a great day in my book.

A few weeks ago Tricia, the Events Director and I had the opportunity to explore the rich culinary offerings of Central Oregon. We went on this fun adventure with Chef Bette and Aliza from the Well Traveled Fork. I was looking forward to a day of learning new things and finding the hidden gems of the Bend culinary scene. I can tell you that we had no idea of the treat that we were getting. Our tour guide was Aliza, and this knowledgeable and passionate lady truly helped us understand the importance of supporting these local producers. We went through a sampling of the great tours that they offer through The Well Traveled Fork.

We started off at the family run Lone Pine Coffee Roaster. We got the chance to sample small batch roasted coffee and see the transformation of the beans from green to delicious awesomeness. Now I consider myself a lover of coffee in all of its forms, but I had never understood the differences of climate, region sourcing, and roasting techniques. I truly appreciated the care that Anna Witham , the owner, took to source sustainable and seasonal coffee from the different growing areas of the world. I also have to mention their homemade Chai Tea mix, it was heavenly!  This place is now a go-to stop for me when I am in Bend.

Next we ventured into Navidi’s Oil and Vinegar shop. I know that there are a myriad of oils and infused vinegars, but I had never had a tasting experience like this. We were encouraged to pick and pair oils and vinegars and taste to our hearts content.  I never knew that taking shots of oil and vinegar could be so fun! The range of flavors was amazing. If you need recommendations for a special meal or salad, their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

We were finally dragged from Navidi’s tastings, onto the next part of the tour. This brought us to baked. bakery and Real Food Street Bistro. I was seriously impressed with the knowledge that Gordon from baked. bakery had about the history of the flours and grains that he used in his offerings. The cohesive spirit of farm and business has allowed Gordon to begin using heirloom grains grow by a local farm. I loved learning about the science of flours and that many of these heirloom wheat grains can be eaten by the gluten intolerant, as their base amino acids have not been tampered with commercially.

Real Foods Street Bistro is a food cart just next door to baked. bakery, and utilizes some of their amazing breads. At Real Foods Street Bistro I can honestly say that I had the most amazing grilled cheese sandwich! Seriously, if you are a connoisseur of yummy meltiness, you have to try this paired with some of their homemade tomato soup, it is an experience. The owner, Michael, is passionate about using fresh, local, and real ingredients, and puts out amazing food that belies the size of the cart from which it is produced.

Our next stops were outside of downtown Bend, at Red Tail Farm and Oregon Spirit Distillers. Red Tail Farm shows that you can do so much in a smaller space. They have Red Wattle pigs, chickens, cows, turkeys, and produce. The owner is Heidi Moir, and she is a lady that focuses on quality over quantity.  I was inspired to start getting my own personal produce from her and other local farms as you can see the obvious difference and care in these local and sustainable farmers.

The local culture of craft beer and spirits inspired the final point of the tour. We got the pleasure of meeting Brad Irwin, the owner of Oregon Sprits Distillery. I personally love a great whiskey, and he mixed us up some wonderful cocktails that highlighted the unique flavors of the spirits he produces. I loved learning about the process and what makes each spirit unique, and I must say that his “still” is a beautiful work of art. I also had my first taste of absinthe, and I love the story of its history and the demonstration of the chemical change in color.

I was sad to see the tour come to an end, but the experience was inspiring. As the chef at FivePine I was encouraged to meet these passionate people, so that we can start to grow our involvement in the local farm to fork movement. This summer you will be seeing local organic produce featured in our catering menu. We feel so blessed to have these knowledgeable people committed to the sustainability of the community.

I hope that you will consider having your own culinary experience during your visit. I promise you will not be disappointed. Thank you to Chef Bette of the Well Traveled Fork for creating these amazing experiences for all of us to enjoy.

Amanda Pierce- Catering Manager, FivePine Lodge and Conference Center

http://www.welltraveledfork.com/

Farm & Ranch Tour: Find out where your food comes from! Visit farms and ranches and meet some of the farmers who lovingly grow and raise the most delicious and nutritious meat, dairy and produce in Central Oregon!
Culinary Secrets of Central OR: Go beyond the Bend Ale Trail to visit some of the best kept culinary secrets in the region, including a distillery, scratch bakery, coffee roasters, spice shop and yes, of course, breweries.
Westside Follow the Fork Walking Tour: Guests sip, sample and stroll their way through local food and drink businesses on the Westside.
Downtown Follow the Fork Walking Tour: Guests sip, sample and stroll their way through local food and drink businesses downtown.

Lone Pine Coffee Roasters, Anna Witham

Navidi’s Olive Oils and Vinegars, Kim

baked. bakery, Gordon Benzer

Real Food Street Bistro, Michael McCann

Red Tail Farm, Heidi Moir

Oregon Spirit Distillers, Brad Irwin