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Eat & Drink Urban Farming: Bastille Cafe & Bar Urban Farming: Bastille Cafe & Bar (Photo Gallery)
Seattle Urban Farm Company (SUFCo) is a local business that designs, builds and maintains beautifully landscaped farms for apartment complexes, restaurants and residences. Over the past two weeks we've taken you inside an apartment complex rooftop farm, residenctial farm - and now we're looking at their farm on the top of Bastille in Ballard.
Eat & Drink A world of yogurt, all made in Seattle
Yogurt meant just one thing when I was young: the slimy white stuff that stood between my mouth and the sugary “fruit on bottom,” described on the side of the container. Now, Seattle's experiencing something of an international yogurt revolution. French, Ethiopian, or Vietnamese, it's time to find your yogurt flavor.
Eat & Drink Nanaimo Bars are WA State's Sweet of Choice
Don't know what a Nanaimo bar is? First of all - you're not alone. We polled the newsroom over here at KOMO and only about 60 percent of people did. Regardless, it's been dubbed our state's Dessert of Choice in Slate's most recent United Sweets of America post.
Eat & Drink Behind The Scenes At (Photo Gallery) is known worldwide for helping home cooks discover and share recipes for creative casseroles, bacon-wrapped... anything, holiday treats and much more, but did you know the online encyclopedia for virtually every food craving was born and raised right here in Seattle?


The Home

The Home Photos: Pops of color in the PNW (Photo Gallery)
When most people think about the Pacific Northwest, the color that comes to mind is gray. And while that might describe our weather 8+ months of the year, that doesn't have to be the color inside our houses! Here are some Porch houses who have broken the mold - and gone crazy with color!
The Home Saying goodbye to the historic Mercer Island Coval House (Photo Gallery)
After multiple appeals, the Mercer Island City council approved a plan in July that will tear down the five acre Mercer Island Coval House to make way for sixteen other homes to be built on the property. The MI 84th Limited Partnership bought the property for $7 million from Myer and Barbara Coval last year.
The Home Urban Farming: Residential Edition (Photo Gallery)
On Friday we looked at the rooftop garden by Seattle Urban Farm Company (SUFCo) on top of the South Lake Union Stack House apartment complex. While we were tickled by the idea of a city farm for the masses of tenants, most of the work SUFCo does is for residential gardens. Here's a look at one planted on top of a garage in Magnolia.

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