Gorge Green Drinks


Green Drinks is a monthly networking event for business professionals, community leaders and residents interested in sustainability issues. Local and regional experts share information about various green business trends, policies and practices that are relevant to business owners and residents. Topics have included green building, local, sustainable food production, solar energy, waste reduction, natural medicine, sustainable tourism and more.

“It’s always an affirmation to attend Green Drinks!”
— Richard Halpern, Founder, EcoApprentice

Note that all Green Drinks are free and open to the public, but we rely on donations to maintain the program. A suggested $5 donation is kindly requested at the door (free for GO! members). 

Upcoming Green Drinks Events

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Tuesday, July 8th
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Port of Cascade Locks (Marina Park)

Join us in sunny Cascade Locks for this month’s Green Drinks event, Bikes Mean Business. Learn about Travel Oregon’s NEW Bike Friendly Business Program, test ride an electric bike, enjoy beer from Thunder Island Brewing Co. and food from Cascade Locks Ale House, and visit with other great vendors and sponsors. There will be an optional short no-host ride on the historic highway after the event. This Green Drinks is brought to you by Green Living Journal and the Port of Cascade Locks.


Thursday, August 14th
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
oVino Market & Delicatessen (1209 13th St, Hood River)

oVino is a purveyor of fine meats, aged cheeses and specialty olive oils offering a European flavor to Hood River’s palette. At this Green Drinks event, learn how this family-owned business is working to reduce waste at its speciality market in The Heights neighborhood in Hood River. Enjoy oVino’s gourmet hor d’oeuvres, craft cider and wine while networking with business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals. Be sure to bring a mason jar, tupperware, or bags with you!

Wednesday, September 10th
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
The Bach Hotel (40 Heimrich St., Dufur)

Tuesday, October 14th
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Solstice Wood Fire Cafe (501 Portway Ave., Hood River)

Thursday, November 13th
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Volcanic Bottle Shoppe (1410 12th St., Hood River)


Interested in hosting a Green Drinks in 2015? (You must be a GO! member.)
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