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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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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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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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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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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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Farmers’ markets are about community

Written by Nancy and Jody on Nov 16, 2010

The news last week concerning the possible closure of Magnolia Farmers Market really got us going. After several phone conversations and a sit down meeting with Andrea and Heidi of Dish It Up http://dish-it-up.com we have a plan of action.                       “This is our moment to remember we do have choices.”                                                                             -Tamara Murphy                                                                             TENDER: [...]

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Focus on Farming

Written by Nancy and Jody on Nov 3, 2010

Tomorrow is the 7th annual Snohomish County’s Focus on Farming Conference. It is the largest agricultural conference in Washington State.  With continuing changes in farming, this gathering is a conscious dialogue among  farmers, chefs and consumers.  As friend and conference coordinator Linda Neunzig says, “It’s the network around you, the community, that makes farming work.”                    Focus on Farming, Nov. 4, [...]

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Farm Adventures

Written by Community on Sep 27, 2010

                                2010 King County Harvest Celebration Farm Tour                                                           Photo:  Jon Ericson

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