Tag Archives: Lisa Wheeler

Have You Tried: Rutabagas?

Have you? Or have you just walked by the waxy little orbs of root vegetable thinking, “those purple turnips over there look awfully pretty” or “I guess I’ll just get more carrots, you can’t go wrong with carrots” or “Root … Continue reading

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Pike Place Market

Hello from Seattle! I took a walk to Pike Place Market today. As you may know, Pike Place Market is a huge Seattle attraction, featuring fellas flinging fish, the first Starbucks, unique shops, and stalls filled with produce and food … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Sunchokes?

A week and a few days ago, at Seattle’s University District Market, I kept seeing bins and baskets brimming with brown, bumpy things. Odd looking vegetables. Some signs said sunchokes. Some said jerusalem artichokes. I had to know more. I … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference: Turnips

While shopping at Seattle’s University District Market this past Saturday, I halted in front of a gigantic pile of root vegetables. Parsnips, rutabagas, and turnips aplenty. Two different types of turnip. I asked questions. That’s how this works. First off, I’m … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference: Potatoes

My favorite food! I visited the Broadway Farmers Market last week to stock up and explore the potato harvest. Olsen Farms has tons of potatoes. More potatoes than I would know what to do with. Perhaps I’ll write a “What’s … Continue reading

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A Weekend Visit to Full Circle Farm

Last Saturday, September 25, was King County’s Harvest Celebration. This meant anyone could drive through the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley, just east of Seattle, and visit up to 9 different farms! Beautiful day! Beautiful river! Beautiful Snoqualmie Valley! We headed first … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference: Beets

Beautiful beets are piled high at Seattle farmers markets this week. Here’s some nice bright ones from Local Roots Farm, at the Queen Anne Farmers Market! Did you know beets came in all those colors? Or did you think they … Continue reading

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