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All fired up about Cider

When teenage sweethearts and lifelong environmental activists Steve “Bear” and Nancy Bishop traveled to Europe in search of authentic cider, they didn’t realize then, that they were …

Let’s Get Soapy

Jeanne Kitchen never really set out to become a soap maker. But in 2014, her life took a new turn, and she soon found herself mixing wild botanicals and natural oils into healing salves for her …

The artist behind ‘Seashell Cakes’

In the same way that making a good piece of art can tie a room together, making a well-baked cake can mark a special occasion as a celebration. Local artist and baker Shannon Lewis Africa does both …

Raincoast Farms

Growing wine grapes in the Puget Sound region is a tough task by anybody’s measure, but Mike Gaede, co-owner of Raincoast Farms remains undaunted and focused on producing high-quality, organic, …

Born to Bee Wilder

Nestled on Port Townsend’s scenic back road of Cook Avenue is a 12-acre home to free range chickens, honey bees, a flock of British Soay sheep, eight varieties of lavender, rows of cottage …

How to "Eat Local First" this summer

The peak season on the Olympic Peninsula – late spring through early fall – is a time of abundance and fruition for the area’s farmers and food growers, and an opportunity for …

Take a walk into history on the Chetzemoka Trail

When you’re walking downtown Port Townsend, driving out to Fort Worden or looking for sea glass at North Beach County Park, remember what used to be there. For hundreds of years the …

On the wild side | Lifestyle Winter 2022

You matter. Keep going. Reading Ben Sanford’s four-word mantra might leave you feeling a bit exposed. It’s straightforward and unmistakable, perhaps even uncomfortable. But Sanford, …

Putting down some roots | Lifestyle Winter 2022

It’s hard to imagine that anyone would move away from Hawaii, but one plucky couple did just that in 2020. When Rachel Herring Shyles lost her job at the nonprofit Hale Puna on the island of …

From fiber to fashion | Lifestyle Winter 2022

Olia Kerzhner wasn’t having any luck finding the perfect hoodie. As someone who moved to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to the rain and overcast days, she was hunting for a daily staple, …

An art and a science | Lifestyle Winter 2022

I met Kate Marshall at her workshop, her two rescue dogs, Bubba and Tango bounding about as she walked toward me. She seemed surprised that I had found the place, and I had to confess that I did …

Ceramics Connoisseur | Lifestyle Winter 2022

“It’s more about giving back to the community and helping in all the ways I can. That's where I am right now,” said. The artisan has displayed her pieces in shows from Hawaii …

Take a hike | Lifestyle Winter 2022

When Arizona transplant John Nuerenberg relocated to the Pacific Northwest, he was immediately welcomed into a little-known Peninsula gem: the Port Ludlow Hiking Club. “It’s open to …
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