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February Farmer Notes

February Farmer Notes

Winter remains alive and well here in Cascade foothills with some of the coldest temperatures of the season and more white fluff continuing to fall from the sky. It’s beautiful looking out, and beautiful once out albeit a bit chilly! Chickadees rush the feeder, along with Purple Finch, and in place of Waxwings, we’ve had… Continued

Customer Profile: Guerra's Gourmet

Customer Profile: Guerra’s Gourmet

by Ashley Lodato, Bluebird Grain Farms Staff Writer photos courtesy of Guerra’s Gourmet In the 1980s, Lino Guerra noticed something. Everyone, it seemed, was suddenly interested in peppers. At the time, Lino was farming with his father in the Yakima Valley, growing peppers alongside tomatoes, peas, onions, and other produce. In response to demand for… Continued

January News and Announcements

January News and Announcements

  Good Food Winners! We are delighted to announce that three of our grain products won the 2021 Good Food Foundation “Good Food Award” in the Grains category.  This is our second year in a row that our products have won, last year was the Einka & Lentil Blend.  We would like to  acknowledge the… Continued

Customer Profile: Gabriel Kiritz of Rising Grain Project

Customer Profile: Gabriel Kiritz of Rising Grain Project

by Ashley Lodato, Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer photos courtesy of Gabriel Kiritz Rising Grain Project‘s Gabriel Kiritz baked his first loaf of bread at age 16 under inauspicious conditions: under a rainy tarp on the coastline of Prince William Sound on a NOLS kayaking expedition. “And I didn’t return to baking for ten years,”… Continued

Farms to Neighbors: the Methow Conservancy's pandemic response to local food supply and demand

Farms to Neighbors: the Methow Conservancy’s pandemic response to local food supply and demand

by Ashley Lodato, Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer photos courtesy of Alyssa Jumars and Red Shed It doesn’t always happen, but when demand and supply are aligned, it’s a collective win. When the COVID crisis hit the United States, several things happened simultaneously in Methow Valley food systems. First, The Cove, the Methow Valley’s food… Continued

Change agent Amy Halloran

Change agent Amy Halloran

by Ashley Lodato Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer photos courtesy of Amy Halloran Food activist Amy Halloran has a story to tell–many of them, in fact. When Halloran was a little girl, she learned that the easiest way to connect with her father was to tell him a story when he got home from work.… Continued

A note from our Summer Intern

A note from our Summer Intern

Hi, my name is Frances, I am a senior in high school, and I was an intern at Bluebird Farms this July. I am interested in plant sciences and sustainable food systems and am very inspired by the work the Bluebird Farms does. I definitely learned a lot over the two weeks, from soil health and… Continued

Customer Profile: Amy Sandidge of A Red Spatula

Customer Profile: Amy Sandidge of A Red Spatula

by Ashley Lodato Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer Photo Credits: Amy Sandidge The kitchen of food blogger and culinary photographer Amy Sandidge is exactly the kitchen you want to enter when you have a hankering for a snack. Feel like a ham and cheese pocket or some laminated pasta with edible flowers? Or is your… Continued

Juneteenth

Juneteenth

  “Juneteenth today, celebrates African American freedom and achievement while encouraging continuous self-development and respect for all cultures. As it takes on a more national, symbolic, and even global perspective, the events of 1865 in Texas are not forgotten, for all of the roots tie back to this fertile soil from which a national day of pride is growing.” -Juneteenth.com To our community, customers… Continued

Customer Profile: Harbour Public House, Bainbridge Island

Customer Profile: Harbour Public House, Bainbridge Island

by Ashley Lodato Bluebird Grain Farms staff writer When Jim and Judy Evans, Bainbridge Island residents since the late 1960s, decided to develop a pub on a waterfront piece of property on the island’s north shore, they had two distinct objectives. Jim, who was born and raised in England, “envisioned an English-style pub as a… Continued

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