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Kutia is a traditional Christmas Slavic porridge made of whole grains, poppy seed, nuts, raisins and honey. Ingredients 1 cup whole grain spelt (any whole-grain wheat berry will work) 4 cups milk or milk substitute 1/2 cups poppy seed 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup raisins 2/3 cup dry apricots, chopped 2/3 cup toasted almonds or… Continued

December Farmer Notes

‘Tis the season, truth to tell! Thanksgiving has come and gone and this year could have easily passed for a Christmas setting.  Hopefully, most have gotten into better eating shape at this point because now the real test comes: Christmas!   Winter descended on our little Valley November 7th and has been building on that early… Continued

Employee Profile: Granary Manager Steve White

by Ashley Lodato Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer photos by Bluebird Grain Farms It was logging that brought Bluebird Grain Farms Granary Manager Steve White to the Methow Valley in 1996 and it was farming that eventually brought him back. Steve was raised in Northern Idaho in a community that makes the Methow Valley seem… Continued

Visiting the Methow Valley for the holidays?

We’re opening our doors for public hours the weekend after Christmas (12/29-12/31) and invite you to come shop. We have bulk bags of flour and grains available, as well as our full line of retail items: fresh milled flour, whole grains, and handcrafted blends. Come enjoy the warehouse shopping experience. HOLIDAY BREAK PUBLIC VISITING HOURS… Continued

Chef Profile: Ben Stenn of Celilo Restaurant

by Ashley Lodato, Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer photos courtesy of Celilo Restaurant Chef Ben Stenn isn’t the first person to have a trip to France change his life and he won’t be the last. But the Hood River, Oregon community can rejoice that France lured Stenn from a career in law to a life… Continued

November Farmer Notes

Late summer to early winter that fast. And so the seasons have rolled here in the Methow this year, with little time at all for fall. The later start to summer kept things 3-4 weeks “behind” all the way to November. July was more like June; September more like August; October definitely more like September… Continued

Place & Time: the new Bluebird Grain Farms facility

by Ashley Lodato About 13,000 years ago the last of the Missoula floods swept across Eastern Washington and down the Columbia River Gorge. Glaciologists estimate that the glaciers in the Methow Valley were up to a mile deep. When the ice receded, the First People arrived and inhabited the Methow Valley.  For at least 10,000… Continued

September Farmer Notes

September… the mellowest month of the year.  The land itself exhales from a summer of constant work.  That sigh of relief fairly infiltrates the countryside after a season spent growing vast varieties and quantities of both wild and domestic foods.  Calm, warm evenings are followed by cooler, quiet mornings.  Hillside grasses fade to gold like… Continued

Summer Vegetable Einkorn Risotto

Recipe and Photo courtesy of Sugar + Salt Co. Ingredients 4 tablespoons avocado oil, divided1 small onion, finely chopped, divided4-5 medium cloves fresh minced garlic1 ½ teaspoons coarse Kosher salt1 tsp fresh ground black pepper4 cups reduced-sodium vegetable broth1 ½ cups Einkorn berries2 cups water1 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces1 medium yellow squash, cut… Continued

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