June 22, 2017
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Virginia Emery, scientist and self-proclaimed insect entrepreneur, is rearing masses of mealworms that her company, Beta Hatch, now sells as feed for livestock and fish....
June 17, 2017
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Sakuma Brothers Farms in Skagit County last fall agreed to allow union representation after years of labor unrest.
June 15, 2017
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The future of Carnation Farms is getting closer to its past, reopening as a nonprofit working farm and educational center open to the public. But...
June 11, 2017
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Skagit County’s Sakuma Brothers Farms has reached a tentative contract agreement with a new union representing some 500 farmworkers. Workers will vote this week on...
June 10, 2017
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Across the state, midsize farms are being stamped out by economic and social pressure. The apple industry highlights some of the reasons for an increasingly...
June 2, 2017
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We all love Pike Place Market, but how often do you locals visit it other than when showing Seattle to out-of-town friends? And you newbies,...
June 1, 2017
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The hundreds of apple varieties that have been found in recent years are stunning in their diversity and the window they open into the tastes...
May 31, 2017
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ATLANTA — Georgia's peach crop is suffering much worse than expected after an overly warm winter and a hard freeze in early spring. Agriculture Commissioner...
May 30, 2017
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The Trump administration has proposed slashing conservation programs, food aid, crop insurance and trade programs that help sell American wheat to foreign buyers.
May 19, 2017
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Lab-grown meat, called “clean meat” by its advocates, is one focus of a gathering that aims to encourage food technology innovation in the Seattle area....