Food
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For cellar master Ed Schlich, wine is a democratic beverage that anyone should enjoy without concern about their knowledge of the products. "People have been intimidated by others when it comes to … more
Thurston County Fair Wednesday, July 27 through Sunday, July 31, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Join Thurston Country as they celebrate its 150th year. This is a week-long affair in a haven of animals, … more
Tenino Depot Museum Pioneer Village- Depot MuseumJuly 22 10:00am-4:00pm, July 23 10:00am-5:00pm, July 24 11:00am-3:00pm Do you enjoy making antler jewelry, apple cider, making, blacksmithing, … more
Tumwater Rotary Club awarded Khurshida Begum its 2022 Business Person of the Year in appreciation for her meal donation program launched during the pandemic. “Her 'buy one, give one' program … more
Food Prosperity Central (FPC), a farmers’ organization based in Lewis County and Yelm, is offering lectures on neighborhood gardening Wednesday, June 1, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Yelm Community … more
Recently some of my family members spent some time in Cabo San Jose, a resort town at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California. I, who did not, received daily updates and photos of exotic … more
The Olympia Utilities Advisory Committee (UAC) has directed its staff to develop a discounted rate for irrigation water used for urban agriculture. Water Resources Department director Eric … more
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has completed the annual water quality evaluation of the state’s commercial shellfish growing areas. Unfortunately, high fecal … more
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has updated its advisory to Washington residents to not serve or eat certain oysters harvested from the south and central parts of … more
By Hannah Weinberger / Crosscut.com March 3, 2022 — Home gardener Maggie Slighte was thrilled to discover that she could use food assistance program benefits to purchase seeds and … more
The Tumwater City Council discussed on Tuesday the proposal to build the first community garden in the city in line with the creation of the Tumwater Metropolitan Park District. Tumwater United … more
With increasing concerns about environmental pollution, the state legislature issued a ban on single-use plastic. It also imposed corresponding fees for using other types of shopping bags effective … more
For people who live in apartments, duplexes, tiny houses or houses with tiny yards, community gardens are the 21st century’s version of a micro homestead – one that usually comes with … more
New Traditions Cafe today rejoined its sister operation, New Traditions Fair Trade, as an open and ready business. The Cafe was closed for six months both because of pandemic restrictions and to … more
May 7, 2020, wasn’t the ideal date to open a new restaurant, but sometimes you have to work with the hand you’re dealt. Nicole Andres has worked as a bartender in the Thurston County … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has dished up a steady serving of uncertainty — and in some instance, closures — for restaurants near and far. It was in that uncertainty that the folks at Octapas … more
Anyone who cares about the Thurston County agriculture and farmland -- or who appreciates locally grown veggies and meat -- is invited to complete an online survey to share your perspective on local … more
Just before 10 pm last night fire took out the old barn at Lattin’s Cider Mill & Farm, damaging surrounding structures and trees. The cider mill, farm stand and bakery were not damaged … more
  Unless you’re looking for it, you’ll probably miss the hole-in-the-wall that is The Cider Barrel. Not only is it in the middle of the block, the sign is small, and the doors are … more
What better time than a during a pandemic, with small businesses and restaurants closing every day, to start a new food-service business?  And at only 10 or 12 years of age? That’s what … more
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