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Chase fees and this year's budget cuts mean Seattle's Farmer's Market Nutrition Program may be on the chopping block. In some low-income neighborhoods, it could mean serious trouble for the markets themselves.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Eastern Washington farmers are increasingly worried about agricultural invasion from Monsanto's unwanted genetically modified and patent-protected seeds, which can threaten a farm's organic status and land them in court. Now a national coalition of independent farmers is fighting back.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A Seattle Central Community College program gives students a head start on getting with the seed to plate movement, food justice, and affordability.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Because of its size, Wine World in the University District stands to gain handsomely from Initiative 1183's approval. But its owner worries about the smaller competitors when the changes occur.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Chase fees and this year's budget cuts mean Seattle's Farmer's Market Nutrition Program may be on the chopping block. In some low-income neighborhoods, it could mean serious trouble for the markets themselves.READ MORE 13 COMMENTS
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A farmer from Oaxaca visits the Puget Sound region to talk about defending non-GMO corn and culture.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
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Seattle’s beer culture has changed, but once upon a time, wild Rainiers roamed the hills and beer labels promised sex.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
The urban agriculture movement is gaining strength across B.C., enthusiastically adapted by everyone from businesses to backyard growers to pot-growers. So why is it being used as a wedge issue in Vancouver's latest election?READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
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Modern Farmer’s future in doubt
Modern Farmer's paid editors walked out its doors on Friday.
Anheuser-Busch to buy Seattle's Elysian Brewery
Allecia Vermillion writes that, "According to the release, Elysian's partners will remain with the brewery, including Dick Cantwell, one of the founding fathers of Seattle's beer scene."
The Kingfish Cafe closing; owners say they will relocate
After nearly 20 years on Capitol Hill, soul food restaurant Kingfish Cafe is closing. Though the owners say they hope to relocate.
Cuban sandwich shop Paseo re-opens with different owners and a credit card machine.
Toast the New Year with something nutritious: beer
Compared to other forms of alcohol, beer provides the most nutritional value.
5 dead, 1 ill in WA; caramel apples to blame?
A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.
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