Agriculture is currently the fourth largest industry in the Walla Walla valley area  and makes up 5% of Washington state’s agriculture sales . Why is local agriculture so strong in this tiny corner of the U.S?
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 […]
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.
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.  What makes it different from other onions is that […]