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Seifert & Jones Wine Merchants

Over 50 years of food and wine experience   By Liz Hansen December 2018 If you’re anything like me, buying a bottle of wine for a special occasion consists of deliberating over the prettiest bottle on the sale rack. As…
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November 30, 2018
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Free Range Flowers

Consciously grown, harvested with heart   By Liz Hansen December 2018 I don’t think anything could better symbolize the complex eloquence of nature than the intricate beauty of a flower. Of the 270,000 or so species found on the planet…
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November 30, 2018
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M!x

M!X employees are knowledgeable, cheery, and helpful! Abundantly Delicious By Alex Smith November 2018   It’s rare these days to find something that truly defies our expectations. We’ve been exploring the edges of absurdity for so long that things we…
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October 29, 2018
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Lummi Island Wild

Lummi Island Wild Marketing Manager Riley Starks, President Keith Carpenter, and General Manager Ian Kirouac Saving our oceans, one fish at a time By Liz Hansen   Long, long ago, in the Salish Sea, the Lummi people devised ingenious methods…
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October 29, 2018
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Big Love Juice

The heart is a complex organ. A combination of electrical signals, precise valves, muscles, and a labyrinth of tubes and chambers are constantly working in harmony to keep each and every one of us alive. Given its beautiful complexity and…
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October 2, 2018
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Wild Acres Farm

The Cost of a Local Chicken   By Diana Meeks I held the largest pear I've ever seen in my life at Wild Acres Farm, just outside of Bellingham. It was, without exaggeration, half the size of my head. They…
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October 2, 2018
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Twin Brook Creamery

A tribute to farming, family, and faith By Diana Meeks What do you call something that is constant but ever changing? Did you ever think that the answer might be a dairy? This is the 108th year Twin Brook has…
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August 30, 2018
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Tasca Del Tinto

Traditional Tapas with a Bellingham Bend By Alex Smith Tradition and innovation are constantly involved in a complicated dance. Classically trained chefs may thumb their noses at the idea of something like Thai-Italian fusion cuisine. On the other hand, the…
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August 30, 2018
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Barbies Berries

June in Whatcom County is well known for its fickle nature. Warm, sunny days begging for shorts and sandals give way to chilly rains that remind us we live in a maritime climate. Regardless of this variation in weather, one…
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May 24, 2018
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Pepper Sisters

When she chose the restaurant’s name, Susan Albert didn’t know she was creating a self-fulfilling prophecy. When Pepper Sisters was created, it was named to pay homage to the most important ingredients in Southwestern cooking: red and green New Mexican…
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May 20, 2018