Talent Show

Simple Machine

June 2018

Simple Machine

Owned by Talent residents Brian Denner and Clea Arthur, Simple Machine is an urban winery and tasting room located on the south side of Talent. “The Simple Machine name captures Brian’s winemaking style,” Clea said. “Activities in the winery are kept to basics, a practice of minimal intervention. It’s low technology, all hands-on, old-fashioned winemaking the way it’s been done for thousands of years.

Vintage Trailer Land Repair, Renovation & Repurposing

May 2018

Vintage Trailer Land  Repair, Renovation & Repurposing

When Paul and Chrisanna Wesner bought a 1970 Aloha Travel Trailer sixteen years ago, they didn’t realize it would eventually lead them to opening their own travel trailer repair and restoration business someday.

Oregon Strength

April 2018

Oregon Strength

Fitness and training have been passions of Adam Eggertsen since his childhood. “I love it,” said the owner of Oregon Strength located 806 South Pacific Highway here in Talent. “Owning a gym is a dream come true. The community we have built up here is so incredible and inspiring…it’s awesome!

Pump House, Burgers and Brews

March 2018

Pump House, Burgers and Brews

You can thank a Facebook posting for the existence of Pump House, Burgers & Brews located at 102 Talent Avenue and owned by Garth Evey and Jeven Showers. “The post inquired about where to get a hamburger for dinner in Talent, and then turned into requests about opening a restaurant,” Jeven said. “Within a week a space opened up and a partnership was formed.”

Biscuits & Vinyl

February 2018

Biscuits & Vinyl

For Biscuits & Vinyl owners Matthew Farrington and Kathryn Rosquette, opening a store in downtown Talent was about being able to work for themselves while sharing their passions with the community.

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