farmers markets http://kplu.org en Seattle councilman wants you to eat more locally-grown food http://kplu.org/post/seattle-councilman-wants-you-eat-more-locally-grown-food <p>Locally grown foods are better for the environment; it takes fewer resources and produces fewer greenhouse gases to get them from farm to table.</p><p>And<a href="http://www.farmland.org/documents/AFTPlantingTheSeedsF.pdf"> a new report</a> indicates that people in western Washington could pretty easily more than double their consumption of local foods.</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7447 at http://kplu.org Seattle councilman wants you to eat more locally-grown food Edmonds farmers market puts bite on dogs http://kplu.org/post/edmonds-farmers-market-puts-bite-dogs <p>Nancy&#39;s pretty let down about this. Not so much that she can&#39;t bring her own but that she won&#39;t get to watch the dogs others bring. &nbsp;In Seattle dogs are allowed at some farmers markets and banned at others.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Here&#39;s a list: <a href="http://www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org/markets/">Farmers markets in Washington make their own rules.</a> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Dick Stein 5813 at http://kplu.org Edmonds farmers market puts bite on dogs Having fun at farmers' markets http://kplu.org/post/having-fun-farmers-markets <p>Well, Nancy has fun. Sometimes I get a little freaked when hemmed in by a farmers&#39; market crowd. You know &ndash;&nbsp; potato panic. Arugula anxiety.&nbsp;</p><p>But my Food for Thought pard Nancy Leson loves s nothing better than immersing herself in the mob of happy food grazers at <a href="http://www.pugetsoundfresh.org/farmers_markets.asp">farmer&#39;s markets in the Seattle area</a>.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Dick Stein 5698 at http://kplu.org Having fun at farmers' markets