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Fresh Produce and Great Employees = Garden Fresh Foods

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton

If you’ve had lunch at Shake ’N Go, a brew at Triplehorn, or a glass of wine at Elevation Cellars off of 144th Ave NE you probably haven’t had a reason to venture much further down the road.  But, if you did, you’d find the 42,000 sq. ft. production facility and offices for Garden Fresh Foods.

Jim Dugdale and Steve McFarland founded Garden Fresh Foods in 1987. When Jim Dugdale retired in 2000, his son Mark Dugdale and his wife Christina bought out his interest.  Then in 2017 when McFarland retired, they became sole owners.  Mark and Christina Dugdale grew up on the Eastside and live in Bothell.

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Local HVAC business helps women in Rwanda out of prostitution

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

When Dwight Miller, one of the founders of Lifetime Heating and Air Conditioning traveled to Africa for a master’s program in International Development he realized that combining business with mission would be a main tenet of their business moving forward.

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Breathe, Stretch, and now Laugh … It’s Laughter Yoga

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton

My daughter always encourages me to “practice yoga” – “it’s good for you mom.”  And yes, she’s right.  Every time I take a class, I feel better – more relaxed and definitely more flexible. 

So when I recently read about a “Laughter Yoga” class at Studio Beju in Duvall, I knew I had to check it out.  My motivating thought was that I typically laugh at myself as I am attempting certain stretches so I am already doing it to an extent.

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I Donut Need a Reason to Thank A Cop

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton
Ten-year-old Tyler Carach, The Donut Boy, began his mission to thank every police officer in America in August of 2016. 
 
As his mom, Sheena (who was traveling with Tyler on this trip) explained, Tyler is passionate about thanking officers for the sacrifices they make on a daily basis for total strangers. 
 
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