Tami Parr

Tami Parr is the author of Artisan Cheese of the Pacific Northwest (Countryman Press) and Pacific Northwest Cheese: A History (Oregon State University Press). She lives in Portland.

Author's Entries

  • Alpenrose Dairy

    For over a hundred years, Alpenrose Dairy in Portland has produced and distributed dairy products in the greater Portland area. The company has also provided a venue for sporting events and other entertainments for the public, including Easter egg hunts and Christmas in Dairyville. During the late nineteenth century, political …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Rogue Creamery

    Rogue Creamery of Central Point, one of the best-known producers in the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon, has been making cheese for almost a century. Founded in Central Point in 1933, Rogue Creamery is now one of the premier cheesemakers in the state. In 1932, the Central Point city …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Tillamook Cheese

    For many Oregonians, “Tillamook” and “cheese” are inextricably linked. For more than a hundred years, generations of dairy farmers and cheesemakers have brought economic prosperity to Tillamook, and their collaboration through the County Creamery Association has built a nationally known brand of cheese and dairy products. Over …

    Oregon Encyclopedia