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Raven Breads participating in nationwide election cake

Oct 26th, 2016
Raven Breads participating in nationwide election cake

Raven Breads is participating in a non-partisan, nationwide collaboration among bakeries to “Make America Cake Again” — specifically, making historical Election Cake. With this project, the bakery is hoping to raise awareness about national culinary heritage and the place of food in political and social life. According to a press release from Raven Breads owner
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Bellingham Beer Week Sept. 9-16

Sep 2nd, 2016
Bellingham Beer Week Sept. 9-16

Bellingham Beer Week is a 10-day celebration of craft beer in Bellingham. The mission of Bellingham Beer Week is to celebrate and promote craft beer in Bellingham, Washington, and beyond, and to recognize our local craft beer producers, retailers, distributors and consumers who positively impact this community in so many ways. Bellingham Beer Week is a collaborative
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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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