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Pastured Sensations: Snohomish farm makes feed, offers annual meat packages

Nov 1st, 2012
Pastured Sensations: Snohomish farm makes feed, offers annual meat packages

by Samantha Schuller At their 23-acre farm between Snohomish and Monroe, owners Paul and Shawndra Johnson raise chickens, turkeys, and pigs in fresh air and sunshine. With the help of their two teenage sons and Shawndra’s parents, their farm is proudly family run and have a strong commitment to humane and healthy animal husbandry. “I’d
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Appel Farms: 30 years of cheese making

Oct 5th, 2012
Appel Farms: 30 years of cheese making

by Cameron Deuel Appel Farms has been creating artisan cheese at their family-owned 500-cow dairy in Ferndale for the last 30 years, offering a varied selection of flavors. Run by brothers John and Rich Appel, the farm offers cheddar, feta, fresh cheddar curd (squeaky cheese), fromage blanc, gouda, paneer and quark. The history of Appel
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LET’S EAT: Pickles Deli: Super sandwich shop

Aug 1st, 2012
LET’S EAT: Pickles Deli: Super sandwich shop

by Samantha Schuller Sandwich lovers of the world: get thee to Whidbey Island for the sandwich you seek. In Clinton, at the south end of the island, Pickles Deli serves sandwiches, wraps, soups, and salads with what owner Kim Bailey lovingly refers to as a “nourishing” philosophy. The menu is built around local ingredients and
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Golden Glen Creamery: Fine cheeses, family style

Nov 5th, 2011
Golden Glen Creamery: Fine cheeses, family style

by Jessamyn Tuttle Golden Glen Creamery in Bow is, above all, a family business. A working dairy for 32 years, the farm now puts its efforts towards providing milk for the finest cheeses it can while employing as many Jensen family members as possible, including Vic Jensen, his wife Judy, his son Doug and daughter-in-law
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Breadfarm: Good to the last crumb

Nov 5th, 2011
Breadfarm: Good to the last crumb

by Jessamyn Tuttle You probably don’t need me to tell you about the Breadfarm and how great it is. Since this artisan bakery set up its storefront in Edison in 2003, they have developed a loyal following from all over the northwest. Baker Scott Mangold and his wife Renee Bourgault, in their effort to create
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