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Apr 29, 2009: Open Farm Wrap Up

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Both the weather and the sea cucumbers cooperated for last weekend's open farm day. About 20 people came to pick oysters, eat oysters, and explore the tideflats. The day involved lots of pointing and exclaiming over all sorts of creatures, including sea cucumbers: and shore crabs: We grilled bacon-wrapped oysters (aka Angels on Horseback), barbecued oysters on the half shell with a garlic-butter sauce, and shucked icy cold Hama Hamas to eat raw. We're not sure if we'll do an Open Farm in May.... the Hood Canal Bridge is closing this Friday for six weeks and we're planning on having...

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Mar 16, 2009: Mussels!

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One Saturday a few weekends ago at least ten customers came into the seafood store asking for mussels. And that got us thinking: why don't we sell mussels? There are plenty out on the beach. So last Friday Nathan and Miguelito spent two minutes collecting about 75 pounds of mussels, and then about two hours processing them (removing rocks, separating them from one another, etc). We sold them over the weekend in the retail store. To be more precise: we had them for sale over the weekend in the retail store. We didn't sell much of anything because a freak...

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Mar 5, 2009: New Building Looks All Grown Up

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We are very proud.

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Feb 17, 2009: Happy Valentine's Day!

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Jan 13, 2009: New Building Begins to Feel Like a Building

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...with a ceiling, rafters, and stairs!

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