by Samantha Schuller
The 65-year-old blueberry bushes at Bow Hill Blueberry Farm tower up to nine feet high, loaded with miniature blueberries on long stems. “These are Rubels,” owner Harley Soltes said, “the original blueberry planted from the wild.” He and his farm cohort, wife Susan, are walking up and down the rows of bushes on
by Jessica Harbert
Recently relocated to a new plot in La Conner, Beth Hailey has been growing flowers, herbs and vegetables for her company, Dona Flora Herbs & Flowers, since 1981.
Now growing on three different plots of land in the area, farming a total of two acres, Hailey said this is the perfect amount. “I like
Clif Bar Foundation fellowship: Lopez Island native Brook Brouwer joins WSU Center in Mount Vernon
by Jessamyn Tuttle
MOUNT VERNON – Stephen Jones, Director of the WSU Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon, remembers first seeing Brook Brouwer at various extension events. “I would notice this tall kid hanging around. Then I gave a talk down