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“Mountain Rose Herbs values the health of the lands and rivers that surround our shared community. Year after year, we know we can rely on Mountain Rose Herbs to invest in our local land conservation work because the people behind Mountain Rose truly care.”

-Brandi Ferguson, Donor Relations Manager, McKenzie River Trust

For the month of April, Mountain Rose Herbs is sponsoring a $5000 matching gift challenge for our friends at the McKenzie River Trust. This means, we will match your donation to this important non-profit organization dollar-for-dollar!

McKenzie River Trust is a local nonprofit partner working to protect special lands, rivers and waterways in Western Oregon by connecting landowners and community members with conservation efforts. The Trust helps connect Mountain Rose Herbs employees to these natural places through multiple volunteer projects as part of our Mountain Rose River Project. For over 5 years, we've been sharing in the growth of one significant place--Green Island--mulching, planting trees, and acting as stewards of this special land.




This year, we’d like to encourage folks to become a member and make a lasting difference in protecting the McKenzie basin and surrounding watersheds here in Oregon where water plays a role in our ecology, biodiversity, and quality of life. You can become a member today!

In addition to our matching gift pledge, if you are one of the first 100 people to donate $125 or more, you will also receive a reusable Chico grocery bag! We appreciate you joining us in sharing your support.




Donate Now!

Online: To give your tax deductible donation now, please click here!

Mail: Send a check to the McKenzie River Trust at the address below:

McKenzie River Trust
1245 Pearl Street
Eugene, OR 97401

For more information: Contact Jules Abbott, Membership and Outreach Coordinator, with questions: 541.345.2799 or jules@mckenzieriver.org

Topics: Sustainability


Written by Alyssa on April 15, 2015

Alyssa Bascue, Director of Sustainability, is a trusted professional in her field with a passion for employee engagement and reducing environmental impacts of business operations, including emissions, energy, waste, and water. Growing up in an income-sharing, egalitarian community in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, she’s a farm girl at heart. She received her bachelor's degree in Environmental Sociology, which helps to support Mountain Rose Herbs' mission of supporting organic agriculture and embodying socially conscious business practices. Alyssa completed a nine-week Master Recycler training and is well-known in town as an Employee Transportation Coordinator. She currently volunteers with Friends of Trees, Provender Alliance, Sustainable Food Trade Association, and the Willamette Valley Sustainable Foods Alliance. And she is an active member of the International Society for Sustainability Professionals. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, cooking spicy foods, hiking and camping with her husband and brindle pup.

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