An Act of Faith

At the end of the day, gardening is an act of faith. We tuck tender seedlings into the earth and water them well, we tend and weed and watch over, all in the hope that the summer day will come, the sunny one, when we will pluck those tomatoes off the vine and eat them....

Capitol Market

visitors flock to Olympia for one of the oldest farmers’ markets in the state...

The Female Farmer Project

Audra Mulkern never set out to chronicle a movement; she just wanted to take pictures of the produce at her local farmers’ markets in the Snoqualmie Valley. When she posted them to Facebook, however, friends asked if they could buy cards with the images. She didn’t know it then, but that’s where it all began to change....

Brunch Keepers

There’s nothing like a special brunch—whether it be for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Your Best Friend’s Day, or Your Own Dang Day....

A Special Treat

Sunlight pours through the corner windows, hitting the Marie Antoinette-worthy crystal chandelier hanging over the pastry case and scattering rainbows across the room....

Practical Permaculture

It’s easy to think of permaculture as a sustainable lifestyle, but it’s really based on ethics— and it applies to much more than just gardening....

May/June 2015 Letter from the Editor

I first met Rachael Coyle when she became the culinary director at Book Larder, Seattle’s community cookbook store in upper Fremont....