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Pizza’zza goes mobile

Apr 2nd, 2016
Pizza’zza goes mobile

New 21-foot truck built by TriVan Truck Body, includes WoodStone oven  by Mary Vermillion Will Annett and Erica Lamson, owners of Bellingham’s Pizza’zza, believe in nutritious, locally sourced food. And pizza is their platform. This month, the couple is furthering their reach by launching a community-funded mobile truck. “We’re educating people and introducing them to
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The taste of honey

Mar 4th, 2016
The taste of honey

by Bruce Vilders As a beekeeper I get to closely watch bees at work. I mean real close. I often sit next to the hive opening and put my face inches from where the food-gathering bees fly in and out. Some of what they are collecting you can easily see, such as the different colored
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Cheese please

Jan 5th, 2016

by Grow Northwest Melt some delicious gooey cheese on sandwiches, add in or top off a warm winter soup or vegetable, or make a cheese plate with wine and fruit. However you eat it, January cheese is delightful. What’s even better? Braving the wet and cold January by taking a weekend adventure to buy directly
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CiderFest features homebrew competition, brat bar, and more

Nov 3rd, 2015
CiderFest features homebrew competition, brat bar, and more

WHATCOM – DIYers and those curious about craft cider will want to head out to BelleWood Acres for CiderFest 2015, which runs from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. In addition to spirits tasting, cider tasting, and a brat bar, the event will feature a home cider brewing competition from 1-2 p.m., with
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Oktoberfest events: Where the fun will be this month

Oct 1st, 2015
Oktoberfest events: Where the fun will be this month

October is full of the beautiful sights of pumpkins, flowers and apples, but it’s also Oktoberfest, and that means pretzels, sausages, beer, and good times. Check out the following events to enjoy the best of Oktoberfest in the Northwest. The Anacortes Oktoberfest – Bier on the Pier is held on the pier overlooking Guemes channel
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Thank you farmers: Eat Local Month filled with events, participating restaurants

Sep 1st, 2015

Bellingham Beer Week Sept. 11-20 September is Eat Local Month in Whatcom County, and includes various events and a total of 21 participating restaurants, all with the main focus on local farmers and the food they grow and produce. Following are some of the events taking place this month: • Eat Local Month Launch Party
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Honey Moon releases first run of CiderHead cans

Jul 5th, 2015
Honey Moon releases first run of CiderHead cans

by Brent Cole Located in downtown Bellingham, Honey Moon has been creating different varieties of mead, wine and cider for a decade, just celebrating their 10th anniversary last month. Owners Murphy and Anna Evans are now taking the next step with their products, canning and selling their award-winning Ciderhead hard cider. Murphy’s love of home
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Kermit Dogs: Serving up brats with local beer

Jun 4th, 2015
Kermit Dogs: Serving up brats with local beer

by Brent Cole As the local beer culture continues to boom, the natural next step is cooking with local beer, and that has been taken by Kermit Dogs, a bratwurst stand out of Bellingham. Owned and operated by Knut Christianson and Michael Nutt, Kermit Dogs offers beef and pork brats made with local beer (as
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Breadfarm: Open house June 27

Jun 3rd, 2015

Breadfarm will be one of 40 bakeries participating in The Bread Bakers Guild of America’s 5th Annual International Bakery Open House on June 27. Located at 5766 Cains Court in Edison, Breadfarm will be highlighting local wheat and using local grains in their business. The open house is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bakers
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Random Acts of Food offers a rotating menu of comfort food

Apr 30th, 2015
Random Acts of Food offers a rotating menu of comfort food

by Jessamyn Tuttle When Tessa Mcleod opens her business, Random Acts of Food, for the day, she often puts up a sign that says “Real food sold here.” The food truck, which pops up around La Conner and at local festivals and other events, doesn’t offer the usual cheap street grub like tacos or corn
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