Food

Farmers to Monsanto: Save our seeds

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.

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The voodoo bug hits Oregon vintners

Biodynamic winemaking, long established in Burgundy, has made the leap to Oregon, bringing with it ancient agricultural practices. Katherine Cole's new book, Voodoo Vintners, explores a world of grapes grown with the help of moon cycles, manure-packed cow horns, and lactating bovines. 

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Water fights

A proud son of Everett swings back at the latest insult, this one about how well Everett's bottled water lies on the exquisite stomachs of upmarket urban booksellers.

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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

5 dead, 1 ill in WA; caramel apples to blame?

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

CNN

A look inside Pioneer Square's new Good Bar

The beautifully designed Good Bar opens on Main st.

EATER SEATTLE

Thanksgiving has the worst food of any holiday

Slate writer would take any other holiday food over Thanksgiving. Do you agree?

SLATE

Eating out on Thanksgiving? Here's where to book

"Plenty of restaurants in the Seattle area are scheduled to stay open on Thanksgiving. Some are serving standard menus, but most are planning all-out holiday feasts, from the roast goose at Bell + Whete to the vegan four-course option at Cafe Flora."

SEATTLE TIMES

Delivery beer in Seattle

A startup plans to offer low membership pricing to deliver fresh growlers of craft beer to Seattle residents every Friday or Saturday.

GEEKWIRE
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