Portland Cider Company’s Fourth Annual Community Cider Project Is On

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Apples for cider

It’s that time again: Portland Cider Company’s Community Cider program (AKA PDX Apple Recycling) has launched! And they want your apples… and fruit! Fallen and unwanted backyard apples, pears, berries, plums and other fruit—all are welcome. Drop them off Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm at Portland Cider Company’s Clackamas Taproom + Cidery (8925 SE Jannsen Rd, Bldg. F). They will then hand-press them into a community cider; 100% of net proceeds of the cider sales will go to support Hunger-Free Oregon. Continue reading “Portland Cider Company’s Fourth Annual Community Cider Project Is On”

Top 5 Posts On Bridgetown Bites, August 2017

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Once again, I’ve gone through the Bridgetown Bites stats and see what readers are interested in here on the site. August 2017 was our first full month! Here’s what you all were reading.

5. Portland Food World Drama – Killer Burger, Rock and Roll Chili Pit, and Patsy’s

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It’s been a long, busy week but I don’t want to close it out without writing about two unfortunate litigious situations here in the greater Portland area having to do with Killer Burger + Rock and Roll Chili Pit, and Patsy’s New York Pizzeria. Continue reading “Top 5 Posts On Bridgetown Bites, August 2017”

PDX Apple Recycling Is Back

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I recently heard from the fine folks at the Portland Cider Company about their annual project, PDX Apple Recycling, now in its second year. While it might sound like an opportunity to recycle your electronics, it’s actually a kind of gleaning program that collects excess apples from Portland Metro area backyards and hand presses them into cider. The cider will be sold later this year and proceeds from the sales will go to benefit the nonprofit Oregon Wild; their conservation efforts work to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife and waters for the enjoyment, love and appreciation of all Oregonians. Continue reading “PDX Apple Recycling Is Back”