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Farmers’ Market Hosts Homegrown Art

Farmers’ Market Hosts Homegrown Art

Allison Hall, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Though all quirky and original, artists at the Walla Walla Farmer’s Market have a few things in common: passion, resourcefulness, and creativity.

Students Choose Downtown as Farmers Market Splits

Students Choose Downtown as Farmers Market Splits

Sam Grainger-Shuba

September 19, 2013

The start of 2013 marked the split of the Walla Walla Farmers Market. On Jan. 18, the Walla Walla Valley Farmers Market Association (WWVFMA) announced that they would open their 2013 season at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds, instead of the usual spot behind City Hall. The city of Walla Walla decided not to...

A Day at the Downtown Market

A Day at the Downtown Market

Karah Kemmerly

August 29, 2013

It's a sunny Saturday morning in Walla Walla, and locals and Whitties alike are taking advantage of the lovely weather to walk downtown and visit their favorite summer haunts. The Patisserie patio is packed with people sipping café au lait, the line for Maple Counter extends to the sidewalk and a basket-carrying...

Walla Walla Farmers Market Seeks Two Different Locations

Walla Walla Farmers Market Seeks Two Different Locations

Sarah Cornett

January 31, 2013

The Walla Walla Farmers Market could look very different when it reopens in May if changes being currently discussed are implemented. The market, a beloved community institution located off Main Street across from City Hall, could permanently move to a location on the Walla Walla fairgrounds if a curr...

Apple picker shortage highlights tension in immigration debates

Julia Stone

October 4, 2012

The apple is the quintessential American fruit. A symbol in and of itself, it conjures up images of Johnny Appleseed, American pies, fall harvest fairs, a red schoolhouse and hardworking farmers. These images are real and pervasive: A quick Google image search of "apple" turns up pictures of cheerful...

Thrifty Whitties: Prep for Parent’s Weekend – Spaghetti Aglio e Olio with Roast Summer Squash

Olivia Jones

October 14, 2010

It's close to that time of year again as Family Weekend looms. The crisp fall air is imbued with an aura of possibility: the possibility to finally get a meal on-campus, the possibility of your parents discovering those things you don't tell them about on the phone, the possibility of an eruption of...

Farmers’ market weathers late season

Farmers’ market weathers late season

Molly Johanson

September 16, 2010

Anyone who has been to Walla Walla Valley Farmers' Market is familiar with the smiling faces at the tables of Zerba Farms, R&R Produce, West End Farm, Octopus Garden Honey and Welcome Table Farm. Each table seems to be bursting with produce. However, this is just the tail end of a roller coas...

Surprisingly successful Walla Walla Valley Farmer’s Market season concludes

Surprisingly successful Walla Walla Valley Farmer’s Market season concludes

Maggie Allen

October 28, 2009

As winter approaches, the Walla Walla Farmers' Market draws to a close. The last market will be this Saturday, Oct. 31, and with the exception of the Holiday Market in December, fresh and local produce will not grace the streets of downtown on weekend mornings until May. The growers and farme...

Top 10 things to do on Family Weekend

Top 10 things to do on Family Weekend

William Witwer

October 21, 2009

10. Show your parents your dorm The small space in which students are confined to live is an important part of college life. While inevitable, this activity is notable for its brevity, because there really isn't much to do in a dorm room but stare at the walls and laugh awkwardly at the mess. Students, clean your dorm before before opening it up for parental examination...

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