Author Archives: BeckyBrown

Casey P. Roland Tree Care

The toughest part about Casey P. Roland’s job is not climbing to dizzying heights to care for majestic trees throughout Southern Oregon. These days, the hardest part for Casey is figuring out how to find enough hours in the day to schedule the long list of clients waiting to utilize...

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Rogue Valley Events

Tired of searching through multiple Facebook Groups, online calendar listings and email invites to find out what’s going on in the Rogue Valley? The solution to frustrating web searches and missed opportunities is here! Rogue Valley Events is the online source for event listings in Southern Oregon. Community members are...

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Love Revolution – Brenda Johnson & Mitchell Walzer

When Brenda Johnson and Mitchell Walzer began their relationship, they knew they had found something very special, as lovers ought to. The rich experience they had together inspired them to want to share it with the world by creating a business where love, relationships, sex, and spirituality could be explored...

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Branson’s Chocolates – Everyday Indulgence

Born and raised right here in Ashland, Deena Branson had a love of chocolate from a very young age. After working at Ashland Fudge Company for a decade downtown, she never dreamed that she would one day have her very own chocolate company. “I always knew I would own my...

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Nightingales Inn – Pam Dehnke & Darrell James

Decades of vacationing in Ashland in the summertime have made Pam Dehnke something of an expert on how to accommodate the needs of travelers visiting Nightingales Inn, just steps away from the Plaza downtown. Close proximity to shops, restaurants and theatre is just one of the many reasons visitors are...

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Ashland Electric Bikes – Pedaling Freedom

Long before electric bikes were a common sight on the roads of Ashland, Jerry Solomon opened Ashland Electric Bikes and knew it was just a matter of time before the rest of the bicycling community caught up. Eight years later, Jerry has moved into a larger, more visible shop on...

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Big Tree Farms – Global Pioneer of Coconut Sugar and Raw Cacao

As Indonesia’s largest organic food company, Big Tree Farms, Inc. has Ashland, Oregon roots. When Frederick Schilling sold Ashland’s own Dagoba Organic Chocolate in 2006, he knew bigger projects were right around the corner. It didn’t take long for his passion for innovation and high quality sustainable products to lead...

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Fitness Trainer Steven Dahn – Helping You “Get it Back”

  Steven Dahn wants you to “get it back” – your physical health, your vibrancy, your passion and dedication to being the best you that is possible.  When we spoke with Steven recently about his work as a personal fitness trainer, it was 10am and he had been up since 4:30am and had already logged in...

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EdenVale Winery’s Enoteca

Summertime is the perfect time to get out and enjoy all that Ashland has to offer: a walk in Lithia Park, the OSF Green Show each evening, the First Friday Art Walk each month and more. When Medford’s EdenVale Winery opened up Enoteca (which means wine library in Italian), their...

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Rogue Jet Boat Adventures – Emily & Taylor Grimes

  With a deep family history rooted in the settlements surrounding the Table Rocks and passion for Native American and Early Settler history of the area, Rogue Jet Boat Adventures offers Award winning jet boating, on arguably the most natural, untouched, and private sections the Upper Rogue River has to...

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Adam Holtey – Community Acupuncture & Natural Health

With an effective team of experienced natural health practitioners, Ashland’s own Community Acupuncture & Natural Health provides the highest quality care at the most affordable rates. Adam Holtey opened the healing center 6 years ago utilizing the “community” model of care where acupuncture patients are treated in a group setting. ...

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Kelly Brainard Ashland Greenhouses – Community Connections

Whether you realize it or not, Kelly Brainard and her staff are working hard to make sure your garden will thrive all year long.  Offering 100% locally grown bedding plants, vegetable starts, herbs, baskets, and soil amendments, Ashland Greenhouses has been providing local gardeners with the education, materials and expertise...

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Susan McGlynn – DOG

The first thing Susan McGlynn noticed when she moved to Ashland from Oaxaca, Mexico a year and a half ago was how much Ashlanders love dogs.  After 20 years of living in a country with very little in the way of advocacy for the well being of pets, Susan has...

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Pure Natural Skin with Katie Hartman, Licensed Esthetician

Looking for healthy, glowing skin that puts your best face forward?  Katie Hartman is a licensed esthetician here in Ashland who can truly help you look and feel your best. As a nutritionist and massage therapist for ten years, Katie learned the importance of relaxation and helped her clients see...

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Tricia Hahn, Attorney at Law

Introducing Ashland’s newest legal professional, Tricia Hahn. Just a few months shy of her one-year anniversary practicing Elder Law, Estate Planning, and General Civil Law here in town, Tricia and her family are settling in nicely to their new life in Southern Oregon. With a background in litigation, Tricia Hahn...

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CANOPY, LLC – The Care of Trees

Chris John and his partner Kevin Scott of Canopy Tree Care, LLC know about trees. With over thirty-five years of experience between them and a deep sense of connectedness with all things rooted in the ground, these arborists spend each day doing what they truly love.  Fueled by childhoods lived in...

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Artisan Eyeworks – Drs. Kimberly & Michael Hoyt

Introducing Artisan Eyeworks, Ashland’s newest optometry practice located on 4th Street in the Railroad District. When husband and wife team Kimberly and Michael Hoyt conceived their practice, they had a vision of providing personalized, professional eye care, utilizing advanced technology, but practicing in a style and pace that would allow them to develop a genuine connection...

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Jani Rollins & Patrice Frires – Rollins Family Health

Dr. Jani Rollins and her team at Rollins Family Health have been providing health care services to families in Ashland since 1999.  This year Jani welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Patrice Frires to her staff.  Patti brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to Jani’s excellent team.  We met with Jani...

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Robert Jaffe Real Estate – Highly Individualized Service

Rob Jaffe’s years as a professional photographer come in handy these days in his work as a local, independent real estate agent here in the Valley. The stunning images that he takes of each listing he represents are often the key in demonstrating the value and inherent beauty of the...

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Brandon White – White Dental Studio

  Now almost one year old, White Dental Studio takes a unique approach to dentistry here in Ashland by putting the focus on preserving our environment and incorporating “green” office standards. With a commitment to relationship building and creating an atmosphere of trust and respect, White Dental Studio boasts Gold...

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Annie Hoy – Ashland Food Co-op – 10,000 Members Strong

The Ashland Food Cooperative has become something of an institution here in town since opening over 40 years ago. Recently the store signed on its 10,000th member, quite a feat for a relatively small community grocer to be sure. With the recent deli remodel, the GMO labeling campaign receiving lots...

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