Monthly Archives: July 2012



It’s Going to be Peachy
Says Goldendale Orchardist

(Photo: Dan Gunkel, left, and me in the Gunkel Orchard overlooking the Columbia River in Goldendale, last week.) (July 30, 2012) We had a great visit with Dan Gunkel at his orchard near Goldendale last Thursday. Over the years, you read more
July 30, 2012
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Berry Report:
Some Winding Down,
Some Still Going Strong

(July 20, 2012) It’s time for a thorough berry roundup, now that we’re past the middle of July.The raspberries and blackberries from Sterino Farms in Puyallup were a huge hit this past week.We were able to offer the red raspberries read more
July 20, 2012
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Berries, Berries Everywhere
and Even More to Come!

(Photo: While you’re enjoying your Sterino red and gold raspberries and blackberries, be sure to save room for Sakuma Brothers’ gorgeous blueberries from Skagit Valley. I took this last year, when they were as big as quarters!) (July 12, 2012) read more
July 12, 2012
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California Trip Offers
Taste of Tastes to Come

(Photo: Above: That’s Glenn Stonebarger of G&S Farms in Central California, who hand picks his corn that we sell in our stores – and that’s the secret to consistently sweet and tender corn. Below: That’s me at G&S Farms last read more
July 2, 2012
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