Usually you have to travel to Seattle for food truck nirvana, plus find a parking place. This weekend, the food truck feast is coming to you.
Date: 08/21/2015 | Entertainment
EDMONDS — A Taste of Edmonds, Aug. 14 through 16, is like a reunion for south Snohomish County.
Date: 08/14/2015 | Entertainment
The vegetables are coming on strong, the markets are overflowing and farm stands glow with the colors of summer produce. It’s time to pickle.
Date: 08/12/2015 | Life
Earlier than usual, blueberries are ready at most local farms
Date: 07/01/2015 | Life
Warm weather could shorten an early strawberry season
Date: 06/09/2015 | Local News
I don't need a calendar to tell me summer is almost here. As a lifelong Northwesterner, I have always marked the beginning of summer with the start of strawberry season. Little green pints of scarlet, seed-freckled berries appear just after the first whiffs of charcoal smoke but before...
Date: 06/03/2015 | Light for Life
I am extremely ashamed to admit this, but when I was 19 years old I used to steal toilet paper. I worked two separate jobs, seven days a week, and took 20 units in college. It was the year of El Niño and I didn't have a car. I either had to grocery shop by bus, which was...
Date: 05/31/2015 | I Brake for Moms
An outbreak of bird flu has forced American farmers to kill millions of egg-laying chickens, 32 million in Iowa alone — hence the rise in egg prices.But why so many? Because our eggs are now produced by a handful of gigantic farms. When one of their birds gets sick,...
Date: 05/27/2015 | Opinion Columnists
Ladybird Johnson may have been onto something after all.During the Johnson administration, the late first lady famously fought to replace billboards with wildflowers along the nation's highways. While she was seeking to beautify America, her idea has returned, this time with...
Date: 05/24/2015 | Editorials
Salt & Thistle aims to be marketplace for small farmers
Date: 05/21/2015 | Local News
Potala Place will feature year-round farmers market
Date: 05/03/2015 | Business
SEATTLE — For decades, oyster growers in southwest Washington have battled to control native shrimp that burrow in the mudflats and make it hard for oysters to grow.
Date: 05/02/2015 | Northwest
Haggen donates $1,000 to Cocoon HouseThe Haggen Food & Pharmacy store at 7601 Evergreen Way in Everett made a $1,000 donation to Cocoon House last month. Haggen is taking over hundreds of Safeways and Albertsons across the West. With each new store...
Date: 04/08/2015 | Bizblog
Full-service restaurant is open for business in Darrington
Date: 04/06/2015 | Business
Buying organic fruits and vegetables costs more, and for many shoppers, the advantage hardly seems worth the expense. But there are certain produce items for which “buying organic is a must,” according to a new release from Consumer Reports, the non-profit long-known for its product reviews.
Date: 04/01/2015 | The Dish
With farmers market season almost here, it's time for low-income seniors to apply for a popular program that provides $40 in checks to help buy fresh produce.Demand for assistance exceeds the amount of money available for the Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program, which...
Date: 03/11/2015 | Local News
The other day I tumbled a fist full of chopped-up garlic, onion, celery tops and fresh ginger root into a stock pot, along with a cut-up chicken, red pepper flakes and peppercorns. Then added enough water to cover the whole affair, along with a pinch of salt.
Date: 02/11/2015 | Life
It says so on the name tag of Mukilteo cashier
Date: 02/10/2015 | Whats Up With That?
We all know how good fish is for our overall health. But when you're trying to pull some marginal fish eaters over to your way of thinking, a good attitude is only half the battle. The truly successful nudge comes via good cooking. This time of year, a healthy-but-flavorful fish stew...
Date: 01/28/2015 | The Dish
Clams are so easy to cook, they tell you when they’re done
Date: 01/21/2015 | Life
Biscuits smothered with sausage gravy. French dip with fries. Open-faced chili burger. Homemade cinnamon rolls. Peanut-butter milkshakes.Colby Diner is a good place to go mid-January after you’ve given up on those New Year’s weight-loss resolutions and gone back to your old ways.
Date: 01/02/2015 | Entertainment
OLYMPIA — State health officials say two illnesses have been linked to products recently recalled by Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream.
Date: 12/24/2014 | Northwest
It's the best time of year to find, seed and enjoy one
Date: 12/03/2014 | Light for Life
Monroe conference is where to find a bumper crop of ideas
Date: 11/16/2014 | Life
STANWOOD — Family farms and small food producers in north Snohomish County are getting a new resource to boost their businesses and promote locally sourced meals. North 40 Farm Food, based out of Camano Island, is...
Date: 11/06/2014 | Local News
For years it was Taste of Thai. Now it's Bhu-Ping Thai Cuisine, named after a winter palace nestled in the mountains of North Thailand. The Everett restaurant sits between Wild Hare Bar & Grill and the vacuum cleaner shop with the stuffed gorilla on Evergreen Way.
Date: 10/17/2014 | Entertainment
When Southern Oregon College professor Angus Bowmer first proposed a Shakespeare festival to run over the 1935 Fourth of July weekend, Ashland city officials were concerned it would be a bust. To boost ticket sales they insisted that boxing matches be held during the intermissions.
Date: 10/01/2014 | Life
They can be great when you think outside the box
Date: 09/17/2014 | Light for Life
Alpacas to zinfandel, there's a lot to explore on farm tour
Date: 09/17/2014 | Home and Garden
The beans were coming in fast and it was hard to keep up. Granted, I’d stacked the deck in my favor by planting the world’s most forgiving bean. It’s called Garden of Eden. Not to be confused with Lazy Wife bean, named for the ease with which you can open the pods, this one might be dubbed...
Date: 09/11/2014 | Home and Garden