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It’s May, the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health has long been, and still partially remains, a stigmatized part of human health. The days of old when mental health issues were either ignored or simply had their existence denied aren’t far in the past and remnants of them

  Have you ever heard of an urban winery? I hadn’t. Perhaps living in Southern Oregon’s inundated winery scene has biased my view of what winemaking looks like. I assumed that every vineyard also has the means for producing wine onsite. Clearly, that’s not quite the case. Urban Cork and

You know why we paw our dog bowls and flip them over or vomit on the new carpet? Because humans get bored and change what we eat often. Us dogs like meat and bones, and that’s the truth. How hard is it figure us out? Eat. Play. Poop. Repeat. Keep

It’s no secret that food in Ashland is expensive. It can be tricky to eat out for people on a tight budget. That being said, there is also an abundance of fantastic food in the Rogue Valley. This issue can oftentimes put southern Oregon food lovers in a difficult position:

Every year I do the Wild Rogue Relay. It’s a masochistic event where you gather eleven friends and run 227 miles to the coast. Every runner runs about 17 miles over the course of 24 hours and, generally speaking, there’s a lot of suffering involved. Certainly, there are times when

  Much like cheese itself, the Oregon Cheese Cave, located in the renovated section of Phoenix and which opened five months ago, has been ages in the making. Fittingly, it is staffed by Mélodie Picard, who was born and raised in France, started out in specialty foods over eight years

Located on the corner of Front and Main Streets, Elements Tapas Bar is a highlight of Medford’s downtown. I went in on a fairly busy night, looking for a couple of signature cocktails. My server, Courtney, was incredibly helpful and steered me towards several cocktails I enjoyed. I tried three

A dear friend of mine, who lives on a coconut plantation in Hawaii, recently invited me to visit Kauai. Island time and tropical drinks enticed me but instead of blowing my latest paycheck on a plane ticket, I did the next best thing. I took my husband and 14-year old

Sean Vice, owner of Vice Brewing Company in Grants Pass, Oregon, looks like the kind of guy you want brewing beer. Plaid shirt, A large smile, friendly eyes, and impressive beard. He moves with a steady purpose, and knows a lot about his main product. The brewery smelled wonderfully of

  When a restaurant claims to serve authentic cultural food, most of us don’t question the claim. Taking a look at Blue Toba, the owners are happy to share what the word authentic means to them. Blue Toba in Ashland started out in a food truck in 2013. Eventually Owner