Southern Oregon Edge

Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Rising Sun Farms

By SOREDI | December 4, 2017

Organic Goodness Rooted in the Rogue Valley At the dawn of the organic food phenomena, one of the pioneers of what would become a multi-billion industry is Southern Oregon’s very own Rising Sun Farms. It was 1982, and owner Elizabeth Fujas had worked on an ocean racing yacht, cooking up an abundance of fresh food […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Caldera Brewing Company

By SOREDI | September 12, 2017

It’s in the Hops Served in Southern Oregon as well as 16 states and three countries, Caldera Brewing Company has been quietly revolutionizing beer-making in the Rogue Valley since 1991. The brewery made a name for itself in 2005 by becoming the first West Coast craft brewery to offer its brews in cans. It has […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Thomason Hospitality Group

By SOREDI | August 24, 2017

Tapping Into the Tastes of the Region Nearly a decade ago, Dave Thomason passed up the greatest opportunity of his professional life. CEO of the Thomason Hospitality Group, which owns and operates more than 40 restaurants from Ashland to Beaverton, Thomason turned down former Oregon Senator and banker Brady Adam’s invitation to operate what is now […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Pallet Wine Company

By SOREDI | June 4, 2017

A Serious Crush on Wine Pallet Wine Company has had a crush on the Rogue Valley for almost 10 years, developing close relationships with local wineries to craft some of the finest vintages in the region. “It’s a great place to live — very friendly,” said owner Linda Donovan. “The wines are getting better and […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Amy’s Kitchen

By SOREDI | May 23, 2017

Handcrafting Flavor in Southern Oregon Amy’s Kitchen, a pioneer in the healthy food business, made an investment in Southern Oregon 10 years ago that has been heralded as a defining moment in the region’s economy. In 2006, the Santa Rosa-based company did a lot of soul searching before selecting a tract of land north of Medford […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Medford International Airport

By SOREDI | April 5, 2017

Connecting Southern Oregon to the World After a long journey from faraway lands, weary travelers marvel at how easy it is to get in and out of the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport. The spacious terminal and robust Wi-Fi come as a welcome surprise for weary visitors and locals who have fought crowds, long lines and […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Taylor’s Sausage

By SOREDI | February 7, 2017

Old-World Tradition With A Country Attitude. Far from any city, Taylor’s Sausage founded a family business on a solid country attitude that has earned it a big star on the region’s food and wine map. The fifth-generation company began in 1918 in Calgary, Canada, migrated to Los Angeles and then to the Bay Area. Finally, on […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Global Caché

By SOREDI | December 15, 2016

Enabling Connectivity in Venues Large and Small. JACKSONVILLE, OR — A mainstay of this small Southern Oregon community for more than a decade, Global Caché enjoys a worldwide reputation for innovative products that provide easy automation solutions. Transplants from Silicon Valley of California, co-founders Walt Keller and Robin Ford, and their daughter, Marketing Director Rusty Keller, prefer to […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Cropper Medical

By SOREDI | December 8, 2016

The Science of Human Performance. ASHLAND, OR — Thin, lightweight and breathable. Bio Skin from Cropper Medical is the ideal compression material for sports medicine applications. Recently, the Ashland-based company has added Bio Skin sports apparel to its roster, providing athletes with preventive support and improved performance. “It’s helping people either prevent injuries or to help themselves […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Hunter Communications

By SOREDI | September 15, 2016

Keeping the Rogue Valley Connected MEDFORD, OR – Hunter Communications isn’t the biggest name in the world of fiber-optic communications, but it’s the company Rogue Valley businesses turn to if they want a reliable, lightning fast connection. The company’s specialized dual-ring design provides redundant systems that surround local cities ensuring that if a line goes down another is […]

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