By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Color, flavor and aroma will highlight the free, public Small Grains Field Day 3-6 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center, 16650 State Route 536 (Memorial Highway).
By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension MONROE, Wash. – On-site generation of energy and soil enhancements from organic waste will be demonstrated at a free Anaerobic Digestion Bioenergy Field Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Willie Green’s Organic Farm, 19501 Tualco Rd., Monroe, (www.williegreens.org).
By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Three top cookbook authors will participate in the Grain Gathering Aug. 21-23 at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center, 16650 State Route 536.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SEATTLE – If Dan Barber had his way, there would be a wheat breeder like Stephen Jones in every corner of every state. Jones features prominently in the new New York Times bestseller, “The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food,” written […]
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Using traditional breeding techniques, scientists at Washington State University are developing barley varieties with qualities that are sought after for making malted barley – the staple ingredient of beer and whiskey.
By Sylvia Kantor, WSU Extension WENATCHEE, Wash. – Farmers markets in the state have more than doubled in the last decade, from nearly 80 to more than 160, according to a recent report by Washington State University. The report is based on a 2010 study that examined economic and community impacts of farmers markets that […]
By Hilary Sandberg, Administrative Services marketing intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Dining Services supports the community by building a strong base of local and regional suppliers to provide Washington State University students with quality food that is responsibly grown.
By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Chefs from the 2013 James Beard Most Outstanding Restaurant will experiment and learn this month in the bread lab at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center.
“Outredgeous” lettuce grown for an organic baby-leaf salad observation trial at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC. PULLMAN, Wash. – Instead of eating lettuce shipped thousands of miles from the Sun Belt, northerners might be munching more greens purchased at their local farmers market or harvested in their own backyards. Lettuce is a cool-season crop, but typical […]
PULLMAN – “Under the Big Tent: The Locavore’s Dilemma,” will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16, at noon on the Glenn Terrell Mall in front of the CUB. The Locavore’s Dilemma will debate eating locally, and whether or not it matters. Under the Big Tent is an open debate program on the WSU campus. There are […]