Welcome to Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers

Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers is a non-profit organization of 440 growers and 20 shippers of tree fruit in the Mid-Columbia area.  Hood River, Wasco and Sherman counties in Oregon; and Klickitat and Skamania counties in Washington produce more than 225,000 tons of cherries, apples and pears.

The objective of the Association is to encourage and promote the fruit industry through legislation, research, education and marketing; to support growers through the exchange of information regarding sound practices and regulations; and to work cooperatively with other industries and organizations.

Current News

GLOBAL GAP classes

Please call Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers at 541-387-4769

to sign up for a class (offered in Spanish).  Classes can be held either

in The Dalles or in Hood River.

2015 Minimum Wage

Oregon - $9.25 | Washington - $9.47

2015 BOLI POSTERS

Posters are available at the office for $18.00 each.  New posters are required because of changes made to them for 2015.

**NEW**

Labor Housing Memo - revised January 10, 2014

This document can also be found on the Compliance Manual page.

 

2015 Upcoming Events

January 23
Orchard Manager's Meeting to discuss the November freeze damage at The Riverenza, 10th & Federal, The Dalles.  6:30 breakfast with discussion to begin at 7:00.  For more information, contact Lynn Long at 541-296-5494.
January 27
Oregon Horticultural Society - Cherry Section.  8am-Noon.  Portland Expo Center.
February 2
SAIF Agricultural Safety Seminar, The Dalles.  9:30am-2:30pm.  For more information, please call 800-285-8525.
February 3
SAIF Agricultural Safety Seminar, Spanish, The Dalles.  9:30am-2:30pm.  For more information, please call 800-285-8525.
February 4
SAIF Agricultural Safety Seminar, Hood River.  9:30am-2:30pm.  For more information, please call 800-285-8525.
February 5
SAIF Agricultural Safety Seminar, Spanish, Hood River.  9:30am-2:30pm.  For more information, please call 800-285-8525.
February 5
February 6
Hood River Winter Horticulture Meeting, Hood River Inn.  For more information, contact Steve Castagnoli at steve.castagnoli@oregonstate.edu or 541-386-3343 ext 255.