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“Welcome to the blueberry patch,” John Morrow said as the smell of fresh blueberries blew in the summer wind. The sounds of summer echoed through over 1,400 blueberry bushes on Morrow’s BlueBerry Patch as Morrow walked me around the farm to taste-test his five different varieties of eight-ye…

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Hundreds gathered at Vancouver’s Pearson Air Museum on Saturday, May 11 to taste, enjoy and savor wines from around the area. Sixteen wineries, as well as seven restaurants, lined the perimeter of the airplane hangar on the hot 70-degree day for the launch of “Savor Southwest Washington Wine.” 

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When your family is from Italy, it’s nearly a rite of passage to preside over your own vineyard. Although Brian Matranga waited until later in life to do just that, he and his wife, Hope, have planted a little bit of the “Old Country” in La Center, Washington. 

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On the property of one of North County’s newest wineries stands a 100-year-old oak tree. It is predominantly void of limbs on one side of its trunk, the result of a lightning strike. Yet, it stands steadfast, similar to “The Oak Tree” poem, penned by Johnny Ray Ryder Jr. In this famous compo…

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Pairing wines with your favorite foods can be intimidating. Professional and amateur sommeliers might know just the bottle to pair with that sizzling steak, but weekend warriors might not be so confident. The Food

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For the first year, Battle Ground Healing Arts is hosting the “Healing Arts Farmers Market” to feature local and organic food in downtown Battle Ground on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., July through September. The new farmers market kicks off on July 13, to celebrate Battle Ground Healing…

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I know, I know, a “millenial” that doesn’t like avocado toast. But, hear me out. It’s kind of… bland. Especially when compared to other foods that avocado is used in, such as guacamole, cobb salad and even smoothies. 

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Ice cream is a go-to dessert in warm weather. Creamy, cold and refreshing, ice cream makes for the perfect complement to a hot afternoon. Ice cream can be served in various ways, including in a cup, on a cone, in sundae form accompanied by a bevy of favorite toppings, or mounded on a hot waf…

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The Southwest Washington Winery Association is set to roll out its first-ever Savor Southwest Washington Wine event this weekend. Guests can enjoy the sampling of up to 60 different wines provided by 16 local wineries at the Pearson Air Museum on May 11. All types of wine will be offered and…

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With an aim to provide more choices for senior dining, Meals on Wheels People (MOWP) recently branched out into unknown territory and the response has been encouraging.

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Earlier this year Gougér Cellars out of Ridgefield won three awards for the wines it submitted to the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest in the United States. 

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Doomsday Brewing Company has announced the opening of a third location at the Hazel Dell Towne Center. They’re planning to open in May or June of this year.