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Melon Tasting at the Walla Walla Farmers Market

Come join us at the Walla Walla Farmers Market this Saturday, August 18th from 8am to 11am for melon tasting.  We will have a variety of local melons donated from our neighboring farmers to sample, from casaba, ananas, galia, to yellow and red watermelons, and green, white and orange honeydew. Never heard of some of […]

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Blackberries and peach

A match made in heaven! Some of the best summer has to offer, blackberries and peaches together. For a mid-afternoon snack, I put together this lovely treat: toasted brioche bread, fresh whipped cream, perfect local peaches and fresh-from-the-farm, boysenberries. Very much like blackberries, but a little paler and more tart. Delicious! At the restaurant right […]

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Preserving the Summer Bounty

Ever since I was a kid, August has been my favorite month of the year. The leisure schedule of no alarm clocks and doing as we pleased late into the evening became the routine. The hot days reach their peak this time of year, with lots of swimming, popsicles on the porch, camping trips and […]

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Springtime means Asparagus!

It’s nearly a month past the first day of spring and Walla Walla is finally starting to show signs that the season has arrived. Trees are in bloom around town, colorful flowers are popping up everywhere and warm days intermix with wet, cloudy ones. I love this time of year. But for me, the season […]

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One Giant Cabbage and the Benefits of Lacto-Fermented Foods

The closing of October marks the end of the Walla Walla Farmers’ Market for the year, so I made sure to attend the last Saturday market. It was a picture perfect autumn morning — brightly colored leaves, azure-blue sky and everyone dressed in warm hats and puffy jackets. Off in the corner of the market, […]

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More Veggies Please!

Leaves are falling, temperatures dropping, and things are slowing down in Walla Walla. Without the demands of weekend catering and preparing meals for others, I have time to focus on my own family’s needs. A leisurely visit to the farmers market last week was a rude awakening and realization that my own children need my […]

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Joys of Eating From the Ground Up

My first carrot I can remember came straight out of the ground, dirt still clinging to the sides. I pulled it out of the garden myself, rinsed it off with the hose and munched on it as I browsed the rest of my grandpa’s lush garden for some other tasty snacks. My sister and I […]

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Farmer’s Market Cooking Class #1: Zucchini, Broccoli, Greens and Rhubarb

Saturday was our first ever Farmer’s Market Cooking Class in Walla Walla.  Right across the street from the market sits Someone’s in the Kitchen, once a restaurant, now a private space for parties and cooking classes. We were a small but focused group, chatting and having fun while preparing our recipes that highlight produce now […]

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Walla Walla Valley Summer Produce: More than just onions and cherries!

With the Fourth of July behind us, summer is in full swing in the Walla Walla Valley. The weather has started to heat up and with it, availability of a variety of tasty local produce. Ever since I was a child, growing up in Maple Valley, I look forward to this time of year, not […]

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Farmer’s Market Cooking Classes

Want some fresh ideas on how to prepare local seasonal produce, found at our Walla Walla Farmer’s Market? Come join us for a hands-on cooking class, right across the street from the market! The class will begin with a brief tour of the market, where we will meet one of our local farmers and pick […]

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