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Getting Started With Spring Foraging

By Amy Gibson As winter winds down, green life emerges in the forest once again. You may notice foragers off-trail, filling baskets with robust leaves,...

Maple Falls Cafe

MAPLE FALLS CAFE Gourmet eats in Maple Falls. Seattle chef and restaurateur Sam Hassan is bringing his unique take on good food to Maple Falls with...

‘Tis the Season: Recipes for hot, spiked drinks

By Amy Gibson Winter is a quiet time in nature, when life has retreated into roots and seeds, saving energy for the promise of sun....

Fuel the ride

Since 2007, Erin Baker’s Wholesome Baked Goods, based in Bellingham, has been helping kids get fueled up and geared up for skiing or snowboarding at the Mt. Baker Ski Area...

Annie’s Pizza Station

By Sue MadsenConcrete, Washington, is famous for its speed trap, its role as the setting for Tobias Wolff’s “This Boy’s Life,” and for Annie’s...

Ski Cookies

These cookies are a great high-energy treat for the ski slopes or any outdoor adventure.

Bellingham Beer Week

Bellingham Beer Week, by Aubrey Laurence. The second annual Bellingham Beer Week (BBW) is a time to salute the many great breweries, beer bars and beer stores that serve the Bellingham area, and it’s an opportunity for these establishments to return the nod to their loyal, beer-loving patrons...

Farmers Markets

Find fresh, locally grown produce at these farmers markets in Washington and B.C.

Burgers and brew

On a recent Friday afternoon, I loaded up and headed north, watching Mt. Baker disappear over my shoulder as I crossed the border. My goal: hit up at least one of the B.C. brewpubs I’d heard of but never visited...

Now we’re cooking with fire

The art of cooking over an open flame By Jason D. Martin I used to hate campfires. They’re dirty. They make your clothes smell bad. They’re...