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Farm Fresh Reading for Kids

It’s no secret kids love farms… Old MacDonald, anyone? I recently stumbled across two beautiful children’s books by Pacific Northwest authors about farmers markets! Photo source To Market, To Market, by the tremendously talented Nikki McClure, follows a mother and … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Cabbage and Apple

Who doesn’t love a good slaw? Beautiful purple cabbages and red apples combine to make a bright dish during dreary winter days. I combined 1/2 a head of cabbage, sliced and diced with an apple chopped bite size. No tried … Continue reading

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Peasful Places

Greetings from Seattle! I made a pleasant discovery just a few blocks from my home this week: Peasful pods resting under a burlap quilt. Corn practicing yoga. And happy (and mustachioed) tomatoes keeping an eye on things. What’s going on … 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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A Weekend Visit to Full Circle Farm

Last Saturday, September 25, was King County‚Äôs 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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