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It’s strawberry season - why you should look for organic

  • Written by 21 Acres

The Environmental Working Group released the 2016 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list a few weeks ago. For the first time in five years, apples have been eclipsed at the top of the Dirty list. Unfortunately, this is not because apples are any cleaner, it is because many of the strawberries available for sale are dirtier than ever. According to USDA tests, “Strawberries are the fresh produce items most likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues, even after they are picked, rinsed in the field and washed before eating.” What’s more, to sterilize the fields before planting strawberries, conventional growing practices include spraying and injecting large amounts of poisonous gasses into the soil. This kills weeds, pests, and pretty much any living organism that exists in the soil. (Visit www.ewg.org/foodnews/strawberries.php for EWG’s full article on strawberries.)

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Lauren Ashton Cellars presents check to EvergreenHealth Foundation after successful Rosé release

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Lauren Ashton Cellars released their 2015 Rosé to their wine club members and the general public in mid-April after much anticipation and months of being sold out of the previous vintage. This year had a twist with the addition of a charitable giving component. This philanthropic element is one that Winemaker Kit Singh hopes will begin a longstanding tradition.

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90th annual Memorial Day Service Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park Veterans Memorial Cemetery

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

On Monday, May 30, at 1:30 p.m., hundreds of veterans, their families and the public will gather for the 90th annual Memorial Day service and concert in the Veterans Memorial Cemetery located at 11111 Aurora Ave. N. in Seattle. Scouts, churches, local organizations and families will place flags on all the graves in the Veterans Memorial Cemetery early Monday morning.

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Woodinville pioneers come to life

  • Written by Woodinville Heritage Society

Woodinville Recessional Memorial Mead was the original name of the Woodinville Cemetery.  Mead is a variation of the word meadow, and recessional means leaving. Thus, this is the meadow where Woodinville pioneers were buried upon leaving the earthly world.

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