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The Future of Food Starts with Bees

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton

Dave Hunter, Founder/Owner of Crown Bees in Woodinville, is excited.  He’s excited about bees and the new nationwide research program that he and his small staff of seven have launched to find, protect, and increase the native hole-nesting bee population across the U.S.

Hunter’s interest in bees happened by chance over 20 years ago when his wife saw a friend’s apple tree was producing twice as much fruit as their apple tree.  After his wife had a conversation with her friend, they discovered the culprit to be bees.  Not just any bee but native mason bees that are non-aggressive, hive-less solitary bees that are super pollinators. 

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Third Place Books

  • Written by David B. Clark

It is through our home that we first crawl, wobble upright, crash around and cry a little, and then confidently saunter off into the world. A formal education often follows and eventually, as does a job; typical work. Work tends to be the end-all: that of education, a firm example of time spent, or just where you wound up, clocking in and out. Once work is achieved is where life typically hands out the allowance to understand what else may be of importance. Your home is where you rest, recover, and revel, obligating your working time to its quarters. But where does your need to address the insatiable need to be socially human? This drive for connectivity, for culture and a boosted while never required trip of emotional, spiritual, or intellectual upbringing leads to the stumbling back to education’s doorknocker. Crawl, wobble upright, and make all the other unmentionables towards conscious and progressive community. The community of learning. The community of reading. This is what Third Place Books represents.

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5 Marketing Tips for Selling Equestrian Properties

  • Written by By the Blue Team: Ashley Farrington & Michelle Blue, Windermere Woodinville
When you go to sell your home that has a unique selling feature – such as an equestrian property – make sure that your home is staged to sell this feature and the marketing information is designed to sell to the buyers that want this feature.
 
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Making it in the Music Industry - Kenz

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton

Imagine moving to the United States as you are getting ready to start fourth grade and having to learn English as a second language at the same time.   That’s what local hip hop & rapper artist/producer Ryan Gonie known as Kenz was faced with over eight years ago as he and his family moved to our area from Indonesia. 

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