Category Archives: cooking

Want a Chef Helping to Prepare Your Dinner?

When Lori Pillsbury and Tim Elliott started planning the Farmers Plate and Pantry at 119 West Main Street in Carlton, one of the concepts was to fill a cooler and a freezer with prepared foods that people could purchase to complete … Continue reading

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Why So Many Food Sensitivities?

Chicken and egg syndrome? Do we have so many people bothered by food sensitivities because we now have ways to identify them OR Do we have so many people bothered by food sensitivities now because the food we are eating … Continue reading

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Rising food prices? See if you Can Outsmart That!

The early blizzard last fall that killed thousands of cattle in the Midwest was the first news that we were in for higher meat prices. Then, this past winter, we heard that the drought in California will result in poor … Continue reading

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Come and Get It!!!

Having shaken out very few minor issues during a soft opening effort, the Farmers Plate and Pantry is now ready for YOU!Breakfast service begins bright and early at 7am Friday March 14.   When I visited Chef Tim was preparing … Continue reading

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Off-season Agritourism

As I get to know the farmers in the Yamhill Valley and other, northern portions of the Willamette Valley, I have been impressed by the breadth of activities they have in the winter months. Some are for other farmers, some … Continue reading

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