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Bluebird Expansion Project

Bluebird Expansion Project

After several years of planning and many gentle nudges from our Bluebird community, we are delighted to announce that we have broken ground on our new processing facility. Our new building will be located just off of Highway 20 between Winthrop and Twisp (about 5 miles south of our current location) on our 32 acres… Continued

Customer Profile: Jim Dixon of Wellspent Market

Customer Profile: Jim Dixon of Wellspent Market

by Ashley Lodato, Bluebird Grain Farms staff writers Those who know Portland, OR’s Wellspent Market owner Jim Dixon, those who have heard him expound upon the virtues of really good olive oil, may be surprised to learn that for a time in his life, he bought his olive oil at Costco. “I considered myself a… Continued

Episode 4: Seed, Listen to our Farm Direct Podcast Now

Episode 4: Seed, Listen to our Farm Direct Podcast Now

Sam Lucy of Bluebird Grain Farms is one of the original farmers to grow and process organic Emmer and Einkorn Seed in the country for food production. Over the past 25 years, Sam has learned the intricacies of planting and growing these two ancient varieties of wheat. Listen to what Sam has to say about… Continued

Customer Profile: Caso's Country Foods in Okanogan

Customer Profile: Caso’s Country Foods in Okanogan

As a girl who grew up on orchards and later went on to fruit sales, Stephanie Kraemer knows her fruit. “Apples, cherries, and pears–that was my whole world before buying a grocery store,” Kraemer says. Kraemer, who with her husband, Clark, purchased Caso’s Country Foods in Okanogan, WA, just two and a half years ago,… Continued

April Farmer Notes

April Farmer Notes

Evening. I stare straight at our fully blooming Apricot tree as I tap this month’s notes from the back porch. The two Labs snore mightily nearby, sprawled out on the fir planking as if it were 100 degrees out. Still full of winter-thickened blood, the first 60-70 degree days here in late April make us… Continued

Customer Profile: Chef Maria Hines

Customer Profile: Chef Maria Hines

by Ashley Lodato Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer photos courtesy of Maria Hines For Seattle Chef Maria Hines, food is medicine. The James Beard Award-winning chef, restaurant founder, cookbook author, and climber has long been a food enthusiast, with a childhood spent helping her mother cook on evenings and weekends. But it is only in… Continued

March Farmer Notes

March Farmer Notes

                   Springs Concerto                      The way a spring creek leaps    rolls and glistens    in the sharp, March sun;    each bubble     a gone-by snowflake    each turn    a great crawling out    from the white blanket    and such burrowing in.     New eyes blink- … Continued

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