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Sustainable Food in Wenatchee

The sustainable food scene is having a moment in Wenatchee. From farmer’s markets and local producers to natural grocery stores and organic restaurants, the greater Wenatchee Valley has a lot to offer those who are seeking a socially and environmentally conscious food experience. "We are famous as a growing region whether launching new varieties of apples, cherries or pears or showcasing our technological advances in packing. We too care about…

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Winter Hikes around Wenatchee

Some of the Wenatchee foothills trails are closed during the winter months (Dec. 2- April 1st) to give wildlife a much needed sanctuary, but there are still good options left for hikes. You may need snowshoes or micro spikes, depending on the amount of snow and ice. The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust has a good listing of trail openings and conditions, please check their website www.cdlandtrust.org. The Hamilton Cemetery Loop One…

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Five fun things to do with your family

Located in the heart of Washington state mere hours from the Seattle metro area to the west and Spokane to the east, the Wenatchee Valley has a lot to offer when it comes to wintertime recreation, activities, and attractions. While this list is by no means comprehensive, here are five awesome family-friendly things to do during the winter months in the Wenatchee Valley. Skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge With…

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10 Events to Celebrate in Wenatchee in 2020

Though it fits the bill as an outdoor-lover’s paradise, there’s much more to Wenatchee than nice hikes and scenic vistas. A lively indoor market, budding startup scene and breweries and wineries abound have all recently put the Wenatchee Valley on the cultural map. While the Fourth of July celebration and Mission Ridge’s Christmas on the Mountain are some popular events in town, there are many more ways to celebrate the…

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Three Ways to Stay Active this Winter in Wenatchee

With nearby snowshoeing, downhill skiing and a world-class climbing gym, Wenatchee is an easy target for those looking to stay active this winter. Whether you’re looking for a place to burn off some of the Bavarian sweets you found in Leavenworth or spend a day adventuring indoors, there is plenty to explore in this quaint, Central Washington town. Downhill Skiing at Mission Ridge Open seven days a week, Mission Ridge…

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What wine goes with dinner?

by Jan Lutz Food tastes better with wine, and wine tastes better with food!  This time of year when food is everywhere, why not enjoy it by pairing it with the great wines produced in North Central Washington? Many people enjoy ham for their Christmas dinner. According to Wine Folly, ham pairs best with wines that have a touch of sweetness, plenty acidity and bold fruit. Wine Folly suggests Riesling,…

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Jan Cook Mack Studio

The art of Jan Cook Mack can be seen everywhere in Wenatchee, from public buildings to private homes. She has painted scenes of eastern Washington, the natural world as well as portraits too many to list. And she is nowhere near done yet. About Jan Cook Mack Jan Cook Mack grew up in the United States and in Taiwan before settling down in eastern Washington in 1986. She studied in…

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Treasures the Second Time Around

If you enjoy visiting antique and consignment stores, you are in luck: there are three nice ones on Wenatchee Avenue, only a few blocks from each other. The stores each offer slightly different items, so it’s well worth your time to take a look at all three. Spruce and Willow Home You may find it easiest to start at Spruce and Willow Home at 133 N. Wenatchee Avenue as the…

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Norwood, a wine bar

If you’re looking for a great place for a drink and a bite to eat, Norwood is the place to go. Located right in downtown Wenatchee, Norwood Wine Bar combines the Spanish tradition of free tapas – small, delicious snacks or appetizers – with its menu of wines, hard ciders and beers from Washington State. Named after the old English word for North Wood, this 21-and-over wine bar in downtown…

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Bianchi Vineyards, East Wenatchee

When visitors take the winding roads that lead out to Bianchi Vineyards in East Wenatchee, they arrive at a well-curated space. Although it’s less than a 10-minute drive from the bustle of downtown East Wenatchee, it feels like the winery is world away from the everyday rush of errands. People com for the quiet, the views and the wines that they can enjoy on the Bianchi’s thoughtfully designed landscape, complete…

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