<p>Creating the waterfront with you!</p>

Solstice Pizza

Creating the waterfront with you!

<p>Live life. Slow down. Read.</p>

Waucoma Bookstore

Live life. Slow down. Read.

<p>Relax, Reconnect, Rejuvenate!</p>

Historic Balch Hotel (Dufur, OR)

Relax, Reconnect, Rejuvenate!

<p>Family owned, locally run, totally FUN!</p>

Hood River Hobbies

Family owned, locally run, totally FUN!

<p>The best beer selection in the Gorge</p>

Volcanic Bottle Shoppe

The best beer selection in the Gorge

<p>Welcoming, sacred space for the community</p>

Flow Yoga Community

Welcoming, sacred space for the community

<p>Styling our Gorge with color</p>

Morgan Paint & Neff Designs

Styling our Gorge with color

<p>Bringing farm-fresh food to your table</p>

Tumbleweed Farm, Gorge Grown Food Network, Nora's Table

Bringing farm-fresh food to your table

<p>We are YOUR local bank invested in YOUR community</p>

Centerpointe Community Bank

We are YOUR local bank invested in YOUR community

<p>We are your local bank invested in your community</p>

Karalee Centerpointe Bank

We are your local bank invested in your community

<p>Your image is our business.</p>

PrintIt Sign Media

Your image is our business.

<p>Family owned, locally run, totally fun</p>

Hood River Hobbies

Family owned, locally run, totally fun

<p>Local artists creating unique treasures</p>

Art On Oak (13 Oak St, HR)

Local artists creating unique treasures

<p>The best beer selection in the Gorge</p>

Volcanic Bottle Shoppe

The best beer selection in the Gorge

Green Drinks GO Local Green Biz Business Directory

Earth Day film screening: The Clean Bin Project

Join us on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22,  for The Clean Bin Project film screening at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., Hood River.

Is it possible to live completely waste free? In this multi-award winning, festival favourite, partners Jen and Grant go head to head in a competition to see who . . . → Read More: Earth Day film screening: The Clean Bin Project

Vince Welch to speak at Sense of Place lecture April 2nd

At the next Sense of Place lecture on April 2, 2014, writer and river guide Vince Welch will give a lecture on Oregon native and legendary boatman Amos Burg. Thought to be the last person to run all the major western rivers before dams made such voyages difficult or impossible, Burg was also the first . . . → Read More: Vince Welch to speak at Sense of Place lecture April 2nd

Liliana Spa to host Green Drinks April 8th

Gorge Owned (GO!) presents Green Drinks at Liliana Spa and Subi Salon at 409 Sherman Ave. in Hood River on Tuesday, April 8th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Enjoy fabulous eats by Leah’s Lunch, beer from Full Sail Brewing Company, and wine from Cathedral Ridge Winery.Learn about how these women-owned businesses are working together to create economic opportunities for one another while . . . → Read More: Liliana Spa to host Green Drinks April 8th

Join us for Earth Day 2014

GO! Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd, 2014

Gorge Earth Day has been one of our favorite days since the start of our organization back in 2000. We’ve organized everything from parades to puppet shows to dance parties to help Gorge residents celebrate the environment and its critical role is shaping our Gorge community.

. . . → Read More: Join us for Earth Day 2014

March 5: Sense of Place Lecture Series on Mt. Hood

Gorge Owned and sponsors Hood River Valley Residents Committee and Mt. Hood Meadows welcomes author Jon Bell to the Columbia Center for the Arts on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Bell is the author of “On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak.” He will present slides about Mount Hood, the volcano in our backyard that has shaped the local landscape, provides valuable drinking water, and . . . → Read More: March 5: Sense of Place Lecture Series on Mt. Hood

Feb. 5 Sense of Place: Generations of Farming in the Hood River Valley

Join Gorge Owned at the next Sense of Place Lecture on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.  Explore the agricultural history of the Hood River Valley with Parkdale orchardist Randy Kiyokawa.  As a third-generation orchardist and owner of Kiyokawa Family Orchards, Randy has witnessed first-hand the evolution of agriculture in the Gorge.  His talk will focus on . . . → Read More: Feb. 5 Sense of Place: Generations of Farming in the Hood River Valley

Jan. 8 Sense of Place: Ghosts in our Backyard

At the next Sense of Place lecture on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Gorge Owned welcomes Hood River mayor and history enthusiast Arthur Babitz to explore the rich and well-documented past of Hood River. From the waterfront to the downtown business district, from fruit packing to wine tasting, he looks at the development of Hood River’s landscape. Using . . . → Read More: Jan. 8 Sense of Place: Ghosts in our Backyard

Green Drinks heads to Naked Winery Dec. 11

Join us for the last Green Drinks of 2013 on Wednesday, Dec. 11th at Naked Winery’s tasting room in downtown Hood River at the corner of Second and Cascade.

The event runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Attendees will learn about Naked Winery’s efforts to reduce waste and carbon emissions. There will be plenty of time for . . . → Read More: Green Drinks heads to Naked Winery Dec. 11

Take the GO! Local Challenge!

Spend $50 or more with locally owned, independent businesses — including local nonprofits, artists, restaurants, farmers and more — in a one-month period of time and you could win a gift certificate from a local business.

Participating businesses include: 2nd Wind, 6th Street Bistro & Loft, Art of Oak/Kids in the Hood, Cascade Acupuncture Center, Doppio Coffee . . . → Read More: Take the GO! Local Challenge!

Columbia Riverkeeper hosts Green Drinks Nov. 14

Join us at Columbia Riverkeeper for an evening of networking, local food, beer and wine. We will have an informal discussion about the Port of Hood River’s plans for Lot 1. What is your vision for the waterfront? Come share ideas and learn how to get involved. Representatives from the Port of Hood River and the City . . . → Read More: Columbia Riverkeeper hosts Green Drinks Nov. 14