Cabernet Franc is best known as one of the six classic Bordeaux varieties, and it has become a favorite among Washington winemakers not only as a blending grape but also as a reliable friend of vineyard managers.
At 25,000 square feet, the world's first indoor vertical farm is also one of the largest farms. Located 120 miles south of Seoul, South Korea, fruits and vegetables grow without soil, bathed in light from pink LEDs.
The Oyster House, a waterfront icon that recently closed, potentially has new life under the direction of veteran restaurant owner Patrick Knutson, who operates Budd Bay Cafe in Olympia and River’s Edge in Tumwater.
Washington's first Sprouts Farmers Market is opening Aug. 15 in Mill Creek. Thousands have already expressed interest in attending on its Facebook events page. The store is one of 13 the grocer is opening nationwide in the third quarter.
Kroger's new self-scanning technology continues to roll out at stores throughout Washington State. Local shoppers can experience it at Fred Meyer grocery stores in Bonney Lake starting Aug. 29 and in Puyallup on Sept. 26.