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Dining Out(doors) in July

A pandemic can't stop a picnic Summer is usually a time for parties, festivals, barbecues, weddings, and all kinds of fun outdoor activities. Unfortunately, COVID-19 and recommendations to limit group gatherings put a bit of a damper on this. But…
Alex Smith
July 13, 2020
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Farm Fresh Fathers’ Day

It’s a strange time to be thinking about Fathers’ Day, but it’s fast approaching. In normal times, my dad comes to visit and plays in a basketball tournament for old guys. If you’d told me a year ago that there…
Alex Smith
June 5, 2020
NW Washington

Local Flowers: The How and Why

It’s easy to overlook flowers as an agricultural product. Often we think about them as either a nice addition to a garden or a commodity you find at the grocery store. (Or if you live in Skagit, the reason for…
Alex Smith
May 1, 2020
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Wright Brothers Farm

Mixing Traditionalism with Modernity In a world where people’s food choices are becoming increasingly conscientious, the community of smaller, family run ethical farms is an asset that many are seeking out. As we seek out more ethical choices in where…
Alex Smith
March 9, 2020
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Shrub Farm

There are times in life when you just need a drink. Maybe it’s been a long day, maybe you’re celebrating a big accomplishment. Maybe it’s just that you finally have a day to relax and enjoy some time to yourself.…
Alex Smith
January 23, 2020
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Food to Bank On

If you’ve been paying attention for the past 20 years or so, you may have noticed a trend in how people view food. Professional chefs and food critics are increasingly becoming mainstream celebrities, recipe sites and food blogs abound, and…
Alex Smith
January 6, 2020
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Marie’s Bees

Pollinators are the unsung heroes of food production, and we've only just begun to get that message out into the world and learn how to protect and nurture our bee population. If you haven't heard of Marie's Bees, let us…
Maressa Valliant
November 27, 2019