Friday, July 17 ~ 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Saturday, July 18 ~ 11:00am to 5:00pm
Ecotrust Event Space
NW 10th and Johnson
The LifeWise Oregon Berry Festival is made for berry lovers, who know it’s summer in Oregon when the ripest, juiciest berries start appearing perfect for making pies, jams and other decadent treats.
Come on down to the LifeWise Oregon Berry Festival to find all the freshest Oregon berries including everything from Marionberries to Ollalieberries and the best blueberries and strawberries you will find anywhere. The festival showcases everything berry!
In addition to fresh berry vendors there will be berry products galore, berry themed food booths, cooking demonstrations featuring berries, a children’s booth with berry themed crafts and for the gourmet touch a Gala Berry Dinner prepared by one of Portland’s finest chefs.
The Oregon Berry Festival presents a Gala Berry Dinner, Saturday, July 23rd at the Heathman Restaurant.
The Gala Berry Dinner will mark the culmination of our very first Oregon Berry Festival. The dinner will be held July 23, 2011 beginning at 6:30 pm at the Heathman Restaurant, 1001 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon. The Gala will showcase all of Oregon’s premium berries in a six-course gourmet dinner paired with the finest of Oregon wines.
Dinner guests will be treated to appetizers and berry cocktails to begin the evening. An extravagant display of Oregon’s berry bounty will be presented in a blind tasting for our guests.
There will be prizes for those astute enough to correctly identify each berry variety from this sumptuous display. The show stopping dinner, prepared by master Chef Philippe Boulot and his staff will feature multiple courses each one inspired by one or more of Oregon’s prize berry varieties. This is sure to be a highlight of the summer dining season in Portland!