Scoop Blog Archive / March 2010

Spring is Here, So Till the Earth

Seattle Tilth, a nationally recognized non-profit dedicated to inspiring and educating people to garden organically and conserve natural resources, has a full slate of informative hands-on workshops coming up this week and next for those ready to dive right into some serious spring gardening. Read more »

Fashion & Style Friday: Swinging by Assemble

Assemble Gallery & Studio is a gallery, workspace and retail store all rolled into one (we’ve been big fans  since they opened last fall—check out our story on the unique space here). The store offers everything from handcrafted stationery to books, but on a recent visit I learned that Assemble is also on the cutting edge for fashion—literally. Read more »

Usher in Spring with Edible Plants...

Backyard gardeners rejoice! Benefit from Seattle Tilth's expertise in starting plants, and take some home for your garden. Choose from an amazing selection of edible plant varieties proven to perform well in the Pacific NW during the cool season, starring rare and heirloom organic vegetables. Read more »

NW According to Owls and Woodpeckers

Join award-winning photographer Paul Bannick on a visual journey to iconic Northwest habitats as utilized by owls and woodpeckers. Bannick will discuss--and show-- how owls and woodpeckers define and enrich their habitat and how their life histories are intertwined. Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center, 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle 98199. $5 suggested donation. For more info, call 206.386.4236.

Fashion & Style Friday: Swinging by Deli

Deli is a clothing store, but designed to resemble a deli with shirts folded neatly on bakery racks and all t-shirt purchase are rolled and wrapped to look like sub sandwiches. The menswear shop carries contemporary couture brands which are otherwise hard to find in Seattle. Check out the California-based B:Scott menswear brand (shirts, $68) which is also suitable for women thanks to their XXS sizes or the Obey line with super-soft t-shirt/tank dresses ($49). Read more »