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 By Bill Rodgers    Specials    July 23, 2020

Waiting for the harvest

“Waiting for harvest”, This month you can see more of Bill Rodgers’ stunning photography of the area he calls “The Wallouse”. The exhibit will open on Tuesday, July 28 at the Wenaha Gallery...

 

Hayshaker Farm: High quality, nutrient-dense, colorfully diverse produce

My vegetable epiphany happened after I purchased a bag of Hayshaker Farms Wild & Fancy salad mix from The Market by Andy's in Walla Walla. I have been trying to eat a mostly vegetable-based diet...

 
 By Beka Compton    Specials    July 23, 2020

From the farm to your table

The farm-to-table movement has been sweeping across the nation in recent years. From farmers’ markets to roadside produce stands, fresh ingredients are becoming readily available and affordable....

 
 By Beka Compton    Specials    July 23, 2020

Small farms, big flavors

The Touchet Valley is home to a handful of farm to table operations, like the Breathe Easy Farm, and Crooked Fences. Nestled on the edges of Dayton, farms like these provide fresh fruit, vegetables,...

 

"All farms need a barn"

DAYTON-Step inside the cool interior of an old barn on a warm summer day, and as your eyes adjust to the dark interior, and your senses are assailed by the locked-in aroma of hay, livestock, and old...

 
 By Beka Compton    Specials    July 23, 2020

The McGregor Company: more than just fertilizers and chemicals

Farmers feed the world, but with the high demands they face, they usually need a little help from companies like The McGregor Company, who supply crop nutrients and crop protectants, machine rentals,...

 

Why are barns painted red?

The image of a red barn in a golden field of wheat is a favorite sight in eastern Washington. There are many stories about the origins of this American tradition. One tale claims that barns are red...

 

Small's Family Farm

Seth Small of Small's Family Farm took some time during a busy harvest season to talk about his family's approach to farming, and his marketing efforts to bring his single variety flour to...

 

Walla Walla couple finds gardening oasis

When Mark Brucks and Susan Monahan were getting ready to retire after living and working in Austin, TX for twenty years, they carefully developed a list of criteria for their new home town. The list...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 23, 2020

Top 5 Uses for Carrot Tops

Harvesting carrots took longer than I expected as a first-time grower, even when it says "easy to pull" right on the seed packet! You pull up the root vegetable to find it inundated with dirt and,...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 23, 2020

Gardener's Grove

Greetings from the garden! Salutations from the places 'twixt the thickets where the deep-rooted weeds grow. I've been busy. The store-bought tomato and pepper "starts" we sowed in May started up...

 

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