SOURCE: Pamplin

September 22, 2016 12:00 ET

Prep Your Pantry for Fall With Columbia Empire Farms

It's Time to Stock Up With Some of Oregon's Bounty!

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2016) - During the warmer months, most of us are enjoying farm-stand vegetables and fruit. When autumn arrives, not only is the weather changing, but the food is as well. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley and owned and operated by the Pamplin family since 1976, Columbia Empire Farms offers several products to help get your kitchen ready for the cooler months ahead.

"The first day of fall has arrived and Columbia Empire Farms has the perfect products to usher in the new season," said Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. "From caramel apple cobbler filling to pumpkin butter, there are plenty of autumn options to choose from."

Following are a few of Columbia Empire Farms' tips and treats to help prep your pantry for fall:

Pumpkin Butter ($6.99)
With the rich texture of a butter and just the right amount of spice, this delicious pumpkin butter is perfect on your morning toast!

Caramel Apple Cobbler Filling ($13.99)
This abundant 41oz jar of Caramel Apples makes 'home-baked' easy, quick and delicious!

Sweet Onion Farmstyle Chutney ($6.99)
This award winning chutney is perfect spooned over cream cheese and served with crackers or added to a turkey sandwich for a savory touch.

Blackberry Honey ($6.99)
You will love the light golden flavor of this 100% Pure Marion Blackberry Honey, perfect in your favorite tea on a chilly fall morning. 

Columbia Empire Farms offers many other fruit preserves and syrups, wine jellies, vinaigrettes, honey, hazelnuts, candy, chocolate toffee "poop" candies, and Pacific Northwest specialties. Gift baskets are available. For more information or to order online, visit www.columbiaempirefarms.com

About Columbia Empire Farms
Columbia Empire Farms, established in 1976 in Sherwood, Oregon, cultivates 900 acres of berries and hazelnuts. Owned by Robert B. Pamplin Jr., this family farm produces its own preserves, jams, fruit spreads, syrups, butters, pie fillings, barbecue sauces, pepper jellies, vinaigrettes, honeys and hazelnut confections -- all right on the farm using freshly harvested ingredients. Whether it is marionberry preserves made with premium ripe berries or hazelnuts roasted to perfection and covered with handmade chocolate, Columbia Empire Farms thoughtfully crafts products that showcase the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. For more information or to order online, visit www.columbiaempirefarms.com.

About Robert B. Pamplin Jr.
Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has earned eight degrees -- including two doctorates -- in business, economics, accounting, education and theology. He has been honored nationally as a businessman, philanthropist, ordained minister, educator, historical preservationist, and author of 24 books and comic books, including two book-of-the-month club selections. Pamplin's business interests include media (the Portland Tribune and 25 community newspapers), textiles, construction and agriculture. He has been awarded many honorary degrees and featured in national magazines, in newspapers and on television. He has served on presidential and state commissions, and he has been chairman of the board of trustees of three colleges. Pamplin is widely recognized as America's leading historical preservationist and foremost diversified entrepreneur. For more information, visit www.pamplin.org. For more information about Dr. Pamplin's preservation efforts, visit www.pamplincollection.org.

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