Origin Stories: Sister’s Coffee

It’s time for our weekly “Origin Story” series where Allison Roecker introduces us to people who have turned their passion into a profession.

The family-owned Sisters Coffee Company in Central Oregon opened their doors 15 years ago and is being run by the next generation.

Sisters Coffee Company is located on West Hood Avenue in Sisters, but their craft coffee can be found in grocery stores all over Central Oregon.

Thanks to Bendbroadband for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession with a new edition of Origin Story every Tuesday on the afternoon edition of Central Oregon Daily.

Source on the Scene: Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for “Source on the Scene” sponsored by Indian Head Casino. Central Oregon Daily’s Meghan Glova gives us a preview of a popular outdoor quilt show taking place this weekend in Sisters.

Bend Rock Gym Bouldering Expansion

Bend Rock Gym is already the hot spot to climb indoors in town but now the gym has expanded its facility by 11,000 square feet and has all new walls for beginners to experts. The gym will be hosting an open house for the public from 6-9 PM on Thursday, June 13, with beer and pizza for visitors to enjoy.

Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth has more.

Taste This! – Foundry Four Coffee + Whiskey in Prineville

In this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt heads to the heart of downtown Prineville, where a couple of forward-thinking fellows have saved a historic structure from the wrecking ball and gave it a new life as spirits and coffee bar, Foundry Four Coffee + Whiskey

A special thanks to Newport Avenue Market. They give us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures.  Life is short!! Eat good food!  And have fun doing it!

Taste This! – Mecca Grade Estate Malt

In this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt visits a thousand-acre family farm just north of Madras, where Brad Klann and his son, Seth are putting some of the grain they grow through the ancient process of malting.

The Mecca Grade Estate Malthouse and Tasting Room is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by reservation only and you can find them online at meccagrade.com.

A special thanks to  Newport Avenue Market. They give us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures.  Life is short!! Eat good food!  And have fun doing it!

Taste This! – New Basin Distilling Company

He went from school superintendent to whiskey distiller. In this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt introduces us to one of the founders of new basin distilling company in Madras to find out exactly what goes in to their small-batch craft spirits.

Move over Kentucky! Rick Molitor is making some delicious whiskey along with their first cut vodka and stagger gin, all now available in Central Oregon liquor stores. Donna also tried their Madras mule made with their strong whiskey and fresh Madras mint.

You can stop by New Basin Distilling Tuesday through Saturday for tours and tastings and also find them online at newbasin.com

A special thanks to Newport Avenue Market, who gives us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food. And have fun doing it.

Downtown Parking Changes Impact Nearby Residents

Three weeks ago, the city of Bend made some changes to the downtown parking rules to relieve congestion, but now homeowners nearby say those chnages are having unintended consequences on the safety and security of their neighborhoods.
Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel talked with one of those concerned homeowners on Thursday after eight residents spoke up about the issue at Wednesday night’s city council meeting.
During that city council meeting, councilors promised to schedule a work session to address the issue.

Origin Story: The Indigo Bride

In this week’s origin story, sponsored by BendBroadband Business, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to a wedding planner who specializes in originality. For many couples, their wedding day is special, but making it specific to them can sometimes be challenging. Bree Denman’s creativity and passion creates the perfect backdrop for any ceremony. 

If you’re looking for a wedding planner or amazing balloon installation, you can check out Bree’s website at theindigobride.com.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business for sponsoring Origin Story every Monday night at five o’clock.