New Stops Added to the South Willamette Food Trail
Eugene, OR - The South Willamette Valley Food Trail, launched in April 2019, has several new locations and is ready to explore this fall. Developed through Travel Oregon's Oregon Food Trail Program, the South Willamette Valley Food Trail gives locals and visitors an opportunity to experience world-class wines, wild fields and foods and family friendly farms.
View the entire South Willamette Valley Food Trail guide online, pick up the brochure at participating businesses or stop by the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Visitor Information Center at 754 Olive Street in Eugene. Explore over 50 destinations offering unique culinary and agritourism experiences in the South Willamette Valley.
A few new stops along the food trail include the 3 Legged Crane Pub & Brewhouse in Oakridge, where you can find traditional English cask ales. Cottage Grove has several new food and beverage businesses, and the trail also features new farm stands at Fox Springs Farm in Eugene and My Brothers’ Farm in Creswell
All the stops along these food trail are committed to thoughtful and sustainable practices. Here are some of the amazing things you can expect:
- Farm-to-table restaurants, artisan products and on-farm experiences that highlight local foods from the South Willamette Valley and the central coast
- Hip, rustic and forward-thinking restaurants, bakeries and cafés serving 33% or more local ingredients on menu items
- Places to stay with unique experiences such as farm tours, tastings, dinners or animal viewing
Travel Lane County's Destination Development Manager, Jeff Malik, noted, "residents and visitors will be treated to unique experiences and learn about the bounty our region offers. Taste your way from the valley into the Cascades as each season offers something new and exciting."