twocolumns]Five miles south of Duvall, keep your eyes open for a red wooden barn—that’s how you know you’re almost there. As the road curves, a large sign with a bunch of carrots will tell you that you’ve arrived at Oxbow, a unique farm and education center in the Snoqualmie Valley…
The seeds for the Beacon Food Forest were planted in 2009, in a Permaculture class led by Jenny Pell and Marisha Auerbach. As a final project, student groups planned installations using all they had learned about designing for sustainability.
Ask where tea comes from, and people imagine vast plantations in China, India, or Japan. But this common beverage doesn’t have to possess such an exotic provenance: Washington’s got its own, little-known, small-scale tea farm.
Quillisascut means different things to different people. To some it’s a farm nestled in the hills of northeastern Washington, to others it’s an artisanal goat cheese served at restaurants across the state.
Grab our winter issue, snuggle in with our Warm Winter Wine, and turn the pages. Check out our favorite cookbooks, just in time for a thoughtful gift. Unwrap "The Gifts of Low Tide" and dig deep into the mud and cold at Washington's first boutique shellfish farm. Winter blows us a kiss with its seasonal star — lemons! And recipes! — and winter herbs (who knew?) Our Final Course is decadent. See us through the dark days. Winter is here. Let's chill.