Plotting Your Plat

On a nice day soon, I'll get down level with the soil and press my rake handle into it, creating a shallow furrow. Time for seeds to bring the garden back to life. But as I contemplate the future harvest, I focus on the past, too....

The Rebel Chef

Derek Ronspies isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. The Seattle chef and owner of Le Petit Cochon in Fremont is straight-talking, especially where his restaurant and its nose- to-tail, farm-to-table approach is involved....

Of Flora and Family

Spokane entrepreneur turns a small-batch yogurt hobby into a cultured business...

Plant a Radish

I am not a natural gardener. I didn’t grow up with carrots sprouting in the backyard. In fact, I looked with envy at my friends’ raised beds, with fence posts fashioned from driftwood logs and old fishing nets strung to keep the birds out...

Learning by Taste

It is easy to say that change is too difficult. But South Whidbey dug in — into the soil, that is....