Stories

Reshared with permission from San Juan Islands Food Hub Sunnyfield Farm is a small, family-run goat dairy providing wholesome, high-quality goat milk products to our Lopez Island community and neighboring islands. Do you have a moment that inspired you to become a farmer? Well, not so much, but I do remember being about 21...

Tele Aadsen is a female commercial fisherman and writer, connecting people to salmon through the stories she shares and the fish she catches. She knows first-hand how the power of storytelling shapes our relationships to the food we eat and the folks who grow, raise, harvest, and catch it. Both fishing and writing have...

Nestled near the Skagit Valley Airport and Cairnspring Mills in the heart of the Skagit Valley, you’ll find a hidden gem of a bakery. Water Tank Bakery creates wholesome bread, cookies, and other treats, prioritizing local ingredients and the process of long fermentation and sourdough levain. The result speaks for itself: bread and baked goods bursting...

As one year closes and another begins, we take this time to reflect and integrate all we’ve learned over the last twelve months. Or at least… we try! There can be quite a pressure to make and keep New Years’ resolutions, which is why we want to think about how we can make positive change sustainable. So we decided, let’s make it fun!   We’re starting...

The season of giving is upon us, and what better way to engage in the spirit of reciprocity than share the abundance of Washington State’s incredible food and farming communities? After all, these businesses give so much to us all – whether it’s the food we eat, the flowers we delight in, or the...

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The air is crisp, the rains are here, and folks are bundled into their coziest sweaters. Conversations revolve around tea, soup, and how to use all that squash. Yes, it’s officially fall in Washington State. And while this is a time to slow down, the food and farming communities are still in full harvest...

Fall and Winter CSAs in Washington State There’s a chill in the air and the rains are here – autumn has finally come to Washington. And while we’re relishing in the chance to break out our favorite teas and coziest sweaters, we can’t help but reminisce about glorious summer days at the farmers market...

There is a concept founded in wine making called terroir which says the grapes pull flavor from the land on which they’re grown and impart that flavor into the wine. This gives the wine its own unique signature; a fingerprint. This is said to be true for everything that we eat. Fruits and vegetables,...

It’s 8 a.m. on a summery Saturday morning in Seattle’s University District. Shops are shuttered and residents are only just waking. But where most sidewalks and streets have some semblance of temporary calm, University Way between 50th and 52nd is bustling. Along this two block stretch, canopies are being erected, stalls are being assembled,...