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Farming, Butchers, Spices, Money, and Gardening

Written by Josh C on Nov 17, 2011

What do they all have in common? You’ll know just a bit more about all 5 at the end of this post. We’ve got another collection of posts, articles, and stories that caught our eye over the last couple of weeks. Some helpful tips, some good news, some bad news… we’ve got it all. If [...]

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What we’re reading

Written by Josh C on Nov 3, 2011

There’s so much great stuff happening online surrounding how we eat that we wanted to share some of the fun, delicious, and important posts we’ve come across over the last week or two. Smoked White Bean and Ham Hock  Stew -Heidi Rodgers discovers a new guest at her parties – “With a day to myself [...]

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Look who’s coming to Focus on Farming!

Written by Jody on Oct 31, 2011

If you haven’t been yet come join us this Thursday November 3, 2011 Focus on Farming returns Nov. 3, this year at the Comcast Arena in Everett for more information, visit www.focusonfarming.org. Our afternoon keynote address will be chef and author Tamara Murphy. Her much anticipated new restaurant, Terra Plata is located in Seattle’s Capitol [...]

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Hail Autumn! Hail Pumpkin!

Written by Lindsey on Oct 27, 2011

Some people think that the shorter days are a drag, but I don’t mind.  To me there’s no sweeter time than when the mornings start to crisp and the woodsmoke sings from chimneys.  As a kid, I used to favor summer; it got me out of the classroom and into the swimming pool.  But lately [...]

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The Busy Girl Cooks Chicken

Written by Lindsey on Oct 13, 2011

I war with myself, being a foodie and a student who also works five days a week.  I am infatuated with food from the Southern-style comfort dishes I grew up with to the fresh, light food of the Pacific Northwest, where I now live, to the exotically spiced fare from foreign soil.  I love to [...]

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Join us at the Experience Food Project’s Mercer Island Community Harvest Dinner

Written by Marlen on Sep 21, 2011

Do you support strengthening families and communities through changing the culture in school meal programs and at home? Join Experience Food Project’s Mercer Island Community Harvest Dinner this Thurs. 6p-8p. Enjoy a meal featuring seasonal recipes from TENDER: farmers, cooks, eaters. Where: Islander Middle School Cafeteria When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Who: Everyone is [...]

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Federal Dietary Guidelines and the Slow Food Challenge

Written by Jody on Aug 26, 2011

Several weeks ago I read an article on nutrition and a study done at the University of Washington (recently published in the August issue of the Health Affairs Journal), which discussed the federal dietary guidelines for Americans and the economic impact of meeting these guidelines. The outcome suggests that to improve the American diet more [...]

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TENDER: farmers, cooks, eaters recommended by Farmland Report

Written by Josh C on Jul 25, 2011

Our friends at the Farmland Report, a blog for American Farmland Trust, recently published their summer reading list and mentioned TENDER as one of their recommendations. We’re ecstatic to be listed along with a few other great books and excited that our message continues to resonate with great people doing great things. Stay tuned for [...]

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Happy Birthday Metropolitan Market

Written by Nancy and Jody on Jun 29, 2011

Thank you to all our friends at the Queen Anne Metropolitan Market who included us their 40th birthday celebration on Friday.  Amy, you always brighten our day with your excitement and joy.  Anthony,  keep cooking and exploring new dishes.  Rachel, Ilga and Jenny, you are great friends and great neighbors.  Thanks to everyone who stopped by to [...]

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Let’s Celebrate Summer

Written by Nancy and Jody on Jun 9, 2011

  MAGNOLIA FARMERS’ MARKET  June 18, 2011 Start your summer by joining Tamara and the creative team of TENDER: farmers, cooks, eaters at Dish-it-up in Magnolia from 11:00 – 1:00. Tamara will prepare dishes from TENDER  with ingredients that are available right now from our farmers. She will also be signing your book copies and sharing [...]

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