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October 26, 2023
Issue 5 and Local Farming and Produce

Agriculture is currently the fourth largest industry in the Walla Walla valley area [1] and makes up 5% of Washington state’s agriculture sales [2]. Why is local agriculture so strong in this tiny corner of the U.S?  

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October 26, 2023
Shirley H. and the Connected Crimes

Shirley was in the middle of connecting red strings to polaroids on her bulletin board when a knock was heard on her apartment door. She set down her supplies to open the door, revealing a face she hadn’t seen in a long while. 

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October 26, 2023
Territory Folks Should Stick Together

Walla Walla’s farming community is still alive and well thanks to the dedication of local farmers like Galen Tome.   The fifth-generation farmer is the owner of Walla Walla Heritage Farm, one of the largest suppliers of Asian vegetables to Portland and Seattle during the fall season. The aptly named Heritage Farm comes with a history […]

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October 26, 2023
Andy’s Market

Andy’s Market is the local spot for fresh produce, health superfoods, bulk items, and freshly baked bread.   Partnered with dozens of local farmers in the Walla Walla Valley, produce manager Edward Wilkinson is in charge of getting the freshest fruits and vegetables on the shelves of Andys.  

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October 26, 2023
A Guide to Walla Walla Sweet Onions

Out of all of Walla Walla’s local crops, none are as recognizable and famous as the Walla Walla Sweet Onion.  This natural delicacy has been a staple of the West Coast for over a hundred years and was named the official state vegetable in 2007. [1] What makes it different from other onions is that […]

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