OMEP’S Made in Oregon Gift Guide 2014!

This season, OMEP returns with our annual Made in Oregon Gift Guide. There’s still plenty of time to stock up for the holidays, and maybe get a treat for yourself along the way. Our guide features Oregon companies from all corners of the state.

Blue Raeven Farmstand 

Raevenbrook Farm has been operating in Amity, Oregon, since 1987. This third generation farm brings the deliciousness of old fashioned pies in impeccable style and even more impeccable flavor. With easy online pie ordering, it’s the perfect excuse to leave pie cooking to the experts this holiday!

Seeley Mint 

In Clatskanie, Oregon, Seely Mint farms grows peppermint and spearmint using climate specific techniques that have been in the family for generations. Nothing tastes as refreshing as their wonderful mint patties. This year, be sure to try their new peppermint bark.

Alma Chocolates

Chocolates, bars, bonbons, and caramel sauce are fantastic addiitons to any holiday party! Alma decided 8 years ago that “what could be done with chocolate could be so much cooler”, and set out to prove their point. They certainly have succeeded! Be sure to take a look at the icons they create—absolutely masterful! You can visit their store in Portland, Oregon.

Bridgetown Natural Foods 

Bridgetown natural foods creates whole grain, organic treats in Portland Oregon. If you or a loved one is gluten free, these treats are a delightful alternative. The granola is a fantastic pick me up on any morning, and I love the baked bars as well.

Whiskey Elements: Time & Oak

This year-old company has shot to Internet stardom right out of the gate thanks to an innovative product. Appealing to whiskey connoisseurs everywhere, Time and Oak creates small staves from oak barrels, replicating the filtration and infusion process of 12 year aged whiskey. Whether you want even greater flavor from your top shelf bottle, or just want to splurge on fine whiskey without the high price tag, this unique gift is sure to please.

Bike Friday 

Brothers Alan and Hanz Scholz founded bike Friday in 1992, and have continued to pedal to success. Their vision is to create flexible transportation, via bike, for all of the US. Their folding bicycles provide just that. If you need a tandem, road bike, or mountain bike, this dream team will give you a flexible, lightweight durable option that you can take anywhere. Be sure to check out their kickstarter for the ‘holidays’ bike that is great for families.

Ruff Wear – Canine Outdoor Dog Gear

Based out of Bend, Oregon, Ruff Wear is a great solution for any adventure loving dog owner. Gear your pup up for snow, water sports, or a long hike. From folding water dishes, to specialized harnesses and jackets, Ruff Wear covers it all. Be sure to take a look at their boots to keep those tender footed doggies happy on the trail.