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Thursday, September 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Volunteers harvest food for area hungry

An apple a day can help keep hunger at bay. And thousands of pounds of apples can feed a lot of hungry people. More than 200 volunteers descended on Green …


Beckman, family farm evolve alongside Green Bluff community

Lifelong Green Bluff resident Lisa Beckman and her husband, Mike, farm land originally homesteaded in 1904. Her grandparents bought the property 50 years ago, named it Fruit Crest Orchard and …


Local cherry season slow to start, fruit ready for picking next week

Seems patience is the secret ingredient in this year’s local growing season. The appearance of hot, sunny days may make one anxious for the fruits of mid-summer, but area farms …


Once-quiet Green Bluff embraces popularity

As a child on Green Bluff, Byron Siemers remembers watching his dad sell potatoes in 100-pound bags, hauling the load down the steep steps into his customers’ root cellars. Later, …


Landmark institutions show Spokane’s growth potential

Spokane was a far different place four decades ago. Major community projects – like the upcoming Expo ’74 World’s Fair – were typically planned by older men meeting in such …


Trezzi Farm Food and Wine offering tastings

For wine lovers who are out and about this weekend, swing up to Green Bluff for Trezzi Farm Food and Wine. The winery is offering tastings of the 2008 Barbera …


Volunteers, Green Bluff farms join to help feed the hungry

The signs said “closed” at most Green Bluff farms, but the parking lots were filled with cars and buses as almost 400 volunteers descended for the final pick of the …


Apple growers eye harvest

Green Bluff apple growers are holding their breath, hoping that record cold nights over the weekend didn’t do too much damage to the fruit still on the trees. Some apple …