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Thanks for dinner: 13 gift ideas for your host

Nov 3rd, 2018
Thanks for dinner: 13 gift ideas for your host

Come feast time, thanks are in order for those cooking and hosting. Aside from helping with the clean-up and saying thanks, following are 13 small gift ideas to show your appreciation. Anytime Toffee: Any piece from Anytime Toffee is delicious! This is some of the best toffee we have ever eaten. This family-owned company creates
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8 events to devour this month

Sep 1st, 2018
8 events to devour this month

September is Eat Local Month. And while each month has delicious locally grown and made products, these next 30 days are filled with lots of goodness. Here are 8 delicious happenings to devour this month. Enjoy! HOSA Pop-Up Shop and Scoundrels Release: Saturday, Sept. 1. HOSAco is releasing their first Harvest Series sauce, a limited
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Avenue Bread: Love of the loaf

May 2nd, 2018
Avenue Bread: Love of the loaf

Local grains: Flour from Skagit Valley’s Cairnspring Mills by Mary Vermillion There is something new baking at Bellingham’s venerable Avenue Bread. Launched just last year, its Avenue Craft line features breads made with flour from Cairnspring Mills, a mill in the Skagit Valley that turns grains grown by local farmers into flavorful and nutritious baking
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Skagit Beer Week runs through April 7

Apr 1st, 2018

SKAGIT – Skagit Beer Week, an annual event celebrating Skagit Valley craft  beer and bounty, runs through April 7. The event includes dinners, tastings, tap takeovers and educational events that occur all over Skagit Valley ending with the grand finale – Skagit Valley Malting Showcase at Farmstrong Brewing. For complete events, see the Facebook page
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Chocolate treats for all

Feb 1st, 2018
Chocolate treats for all

The gray of February is the perfect time to sample chocolates. With treats, truffles, fudge and more, local chocolatiers and makers are turning out delicious bites in their shops. Following are some of the makers you can visit in our northwest corner. Enjoy! Forte Chocolates: Based in Mount Vernon, with locations in Bellingham, Karen Neugebauer
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Chuckanut Brewery Wins Big at North American Beer Awards

Jun 2nd, 2017
Chuckanut Brewery Wins Big at North American Beer Awards

Last year, while Chuckanut Brewery was building its new South Nut facility, they decided to take the year off from sending beers to the North American Beer Awards. Now that South Nut is up and brewing it was decided to enter into the prestigious, long standing beer competition. Chuckanut was richly rewarded with six major
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We Love Bow Cheese Tour April 22

Mar 31st, 2017

Go for the love of local cheese. Skagit Maid Creamery, Gothberg Farms, and Samish Bay Cheese have partnered for a We Love Bow Cheese Tour on Saturday, April 22 from 1-4 p.m. The tour starts at Skagit Maid Creamery (4890 Mercer Road, Samish Island), followed by Gothberg Farms (15203 Sunset Road, Bow) and Samish Bay
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New dates for Bellingham Beer Week; April Brews Day fundraiser April 29

Mar 30th, 2017

BELLINGHAM – The 2017 Bellingham Beer Week has moved to a new week. Now hosted by Tap Trail, the week will be held this year April 21-28, a time of year that best fits the beer producers. BBW will showcase local and regional beer producers. For more information, see www.taptrail.com. In addition, the 16th annual
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Raven Breads participating in nationwide election cake

Oct 26th, 2016
Raven Breads participating in nationwide election cake

Raven Breads is participating in a non-partisan, nationwide collaboration among bakeries to “Make America Cake Again” — specifically, making historical Election Cake. With this project, the bakery is hoping to raise awareness about national culinary heritage and the place of food in political and social life. According to a press release from Raven Breads owner
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Bellingham Beer Week Sept. 9-16

Sep 2nd, 2016
Bellingham Beer Week Sept. 9-16

Bellingham Beer Week is a 10-day celebration of craft beer in Bellingham. The mission of Bellingham Beer Week is to celebrate and promote craft beer in Bellingham, Washington, and beyond, and to recognize our local craft beer producers, retailers, distributors and consumers who positively impact this community in so many ways. Bellingham Beer Week is a collaborative
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