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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 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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Chef Tom French of Experience Food Project and TENDER partner at the Mercer Island Farmers Market

Written by Marlen on Jul 28, 2011

This past weekend, Experience Food Project’s director, Chef Tom French chose TENDER: farmers, cooks, eaters as the blueprint to show the Mercer Island community simple ways to enjoy and share the bounty of farm-fresh food. Chef Tom began the demo by walking the Mercer Island Farmers’ Market tables choosing a colorful rainbow of ingredients including tender ‘spicy’ arugula, plump red Attika [...]

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Simple Joys of Eating Locally

Written by TENDER on Apr 11, 2011

Tender: A Cookbook Review What do you get when you combine fresh farm-grown food, a commitment to supporting that food, and women with passion? You get Tender: Farmers, Cooks, Eaters, a newly-published cookbook alive with stories, full-color photos, and thoughtful recipes that express the joys of eating locally.  Amber Stott of Awake at the Whisk  shares her experience [...]

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Breast Cancer Fund Dinner and Auction

Written by Community on Apr 4, 2011

  I am grateful to be living in a time when I must pay attention.  We have all become more sensitive and knowledgeable about the fact that food plays a major role when it comes to our own health and well-being.  The choices that we make affect our communities and the planet where we play [...]

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A thoughtful response

Written by Jody on Mar 18, 2011

“Sometimes we forget how good simple things can be.”  What could be more sustainable than cooking a meal at home using fresh, local and organic products?  A friend recently sent me the new cookbook, TENDER farmers, cooks, eaters by Tamara Murphy, and what a treat it turned out to be.  From the scrumptious photos to [...]

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Local Food

Written by Community on Feb 7, 2011

                                     “If you want local food, you have to grow it.”                                                  – Andrew Stout, [...]

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An evening with Michael Pollan

Written by Nancy and Jody on Jan 18, 2011

Saturday evening with Michael Pollan and an auditorium filled with interested, listening, and active people was a truly inspiring.  Pollan reminded us that with all the confusion on the packaging of  ‘edible food-like substances’ we can continue to ask ourselves why  and how we arrived at this place and reframe our thinking. Real food, food our [...]

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Thank You

Written by TENDER on Dec 24, 2010

    We are thankful for our family and friends who join us on this journey and continue to share simple, conscious choices. We wish everyone a joyous, happy holiday. Jody, Nancy, Tamara and Marlen 

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Simple recipes and fresh ingredients

Written by TENDER on Dec 13, 2010

  Tamara Murphy’s TENDER: famers, cooks, eaters makes me want to drop what I’m doing and run out to the farmer’s market and snatch up on everything in sight. Filled with beautiful, yet unpretentious, photographs throughout, I feel like I just invited Tamara into my kitchen, and we’re just having a casual conversation about food.  [...]

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