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What's Good Weekly! ! 2-10-22

Hi everyone we hope you had a great week! Well it seems like you all have found out, we have La Pasta's delicious and hearty for the season Potato Gnocchi back in stock! It makes the end of a cold rainy day so much sweeter. We also have more new items you might've noticed like a Vegan Fried Rice Kit, Vegan Split Pea and Sweet Corn Soup, and a Spicy Pork Stew from Naija Buka, plus a fresh shipment of her delicious Nigerian Sauces and Spices! We also have an Organic Honeycrisp Apple Cider from Bellewood Farms in our Beverage Collection, new Vegan Dark Chocolate w/Almond Coconut Bites and Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups from Theo Chocolate, and a versatile Dried Mushroom Mix from Georgetown based Foraged and Found! There's...

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What's Good Weekly! ! 2-03-22

Hello Evurybuddy and welcome to mid-week of mid-winter! When I stop a minute and look around at what we have built, I am both in awe and incredibly grateful!! 5 years ago I told Damon I had this crazy idea about building a fully sustainable micro-economy in local food that centers the folks most left out of the current food system. This is what was on my mind that cold January as 45 was being inaugurated. How do we protect ourselves, stabilize our region and ensure the next generations can thrive even if the institutions and systems we are dependent on continue to crumble? Some artists paint or write, I am into social sculpture and a whole dang micro-economy was the...

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What’s Good Weekly 1-27-22

Being at the farmers market right when they opened at 9am on Saturday made me think back to when we first started.  It was definitely I’m going to the farmers market anyway, so I’ll just pick up something for you and maybe something for you…..Now it’s I’m gonna pick up 250lbs of Apples and a pallet of greens for the lot of ya!  It’s always been that great feeling of seeing all this beautiful farm grown produce, and the excitement of things to come!  Oh the places you’ll go, and the places we’ll be. Hello Eastsiders do you recognize these pictures tell these good folks out here we’re in your neighborhood and help us connect the dots over in the Bellevue,...

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What’s Good Weekly 1-20-22

Hello everybody we hope you had a good week and you’re feeling all right!  It got into the high 50’s last week so that was exciting.  I’m predicting no more snow in Seattle this Winter but we got new norms, a stretch of 90’s and almost annual snowfall is what it’s changed to in my lifetime.  From never and once every 3-4 years is a big change and if you are noticing the same thing and not imagining it you are reading the right newsletter.  Local Yokels cares a lot, we care about the changing climate, we care about Listeria recalls from big agra corporations, we care about supply chain woes and empty shelves, we care about small farms growing...

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What’s Good Weekly 1-13-22

Hello my fellow Local Yokels! So happy to be doing this thing right now, right now-with you! Here we are, a new year, with a bigger tribe ready for what's next! We are featuring familiar faces as well as new ones this week. We first brought you their delicious Dumplings about 18 months ago and they're still banging off the wall however you prepare 'em, pan or wok-fried, steamed or boiled! We have their Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Vegan varieties. Kathmandu MoMoCha comes through in the clutch with some warm fuzzy feelings for your Winter bellies! Don't let this company's warmth stop there, catch them at the local Farmers Markets serving up their hot delicious Nepalese Chai. Mmmmm Chai.....the more...

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