Tag Archives: flavor

What Does a Local Thanksgiving Mean

If you are a locavore you make an effort to eat foods raised by local farmers. Pretty easy in the summer when the farmers’ markets are bursting with fresh produce. What does it mean at this time of year and through … 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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WOW!!! Meat delivered to my door?????? I can get that????

In the years that I have been visiting farms and trying to spread the information to consumers (people who eat food, hey! that means YOU!) that there are healthy local options for food that make so much more sense to … 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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10 reasons to Join Yamhill Valley Grown

Local food tastes better!  Without a doubt there is no comparison between fresh produce picked within a few hours of eating it and the fruits and vegetables that are shipped in from 100s and 1000s of miles away.  No matter … Continue reading

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Getting a Fussy Person to Try A New Food

Recently we started a regular routine cooking for some friends and a few weeks later going to their house for dinner. The group had expanded to six the last time at their house and this past Saturday night we ended … Continue reading

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