Local Farms http://www.kplu.org en County commissioners call for mediation in Skagit Valley water fight http://www.kplu.org/post/county-commissioners-call-mediation-skagit-valley-water-fight <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">In Skagit County, a decades-old fight over water rights has come to a</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">head. </span></p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7082 at http://www.kplu.org Kids and seniors get a taste of local produce in King County programs http://www.kplu.org/post/kids-and-seniors-get-taste-local-produce-king-county-programs <p>Over the past few years, a lot of people have pushed to get local, fresh produce into meals at public schools. Far less attention has been focused on kids in childcare programs. That effort is finally underway.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-967778.mp3</p><p> Mon, 09 May 2011 17:32:30 +0000 Charla Bear 1555 at http://www.kplu.org Kids and seniors get a taste of local produce in King County programs Forest-to-Table is latest twist on “Eat Local” movement http://www.kplu.org/post/forest-table-latest-twist-%E2%80%9Ceat-local%E2%80%9D-movement <p>One of the catch phrases of the local food movement is “farm-to-table” -- eating food grown nearby. Now small forest owners want to join the local food party. And no, they’re not talking about feeding you sawdust. Instead, local forest products include edible mushrooms, berries, and a salad green called miner’s lettuce.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:26:22 +0000 Tom Banse 310 at http://www.kplu.org Forest-to-Table is latest twist on “Eat Local” movement