in season

Where Thanksgiving Lives

There’s a social media trend that takes place this time every year where people make a daily effort to mention something they are thankful for.  You have to love Thanksgiving for bringing an appreciation of the now center stage. I confess, I love this.  Seeing people look around at their everyday lives and comb it … Continued


The Nature of Community Giving

It’s November again, and that means people are reminded to count their blessings.  With Thanksgiving around the corner, gratitude creeps to the forefront of our minds taking on a thoughtfulness that is both beautiful and refreshing.  It is apropos that this story should run in November, but really, the thoughtfulness of Northwest Harvest, a food … Continued


Behold the Apple

Farewell to a beautiful autumn and harvest season!  The rooted team has documented the dear apple over the past 2 years in 10 different ways.  As this growing season comes to an exhausting closure, we bring you the journey of the apple from inception right down to the last savory bite. Fruit Coitus February 24, 2017 … Continued


A Hop Over to Brooklyn

Crack a beer.  Any beer.  Chances are good there are some Yakima Valley hops going on in that pour.  One brewery in particular however, is taking some extra time to spotlight the origin story of the hop by creating special small batch brews using the hops from a single source where relationships have been forged … Continued


Wild American

In some ways, hops are the puritans of your beer.  Of European heritage, they are the bittering agent in your golden glory, preserving your beverage instead of your soul.  While hop varieties have certainly expanded in the last 100 years, most still have that puritanical thread running through their lineage.  Neomexicanus hops however, are purely … Continued