Woohoo! Stumptown comes downtown.
River Maiden Artisan Coffee is getting close to opening its new shop at 701 Main St. in DT Vancouver in the old Ethiopian Deli.
River Maiden serves the aformentioned Stumptown Coffee — long a favorite of mine, served now at Mon Ami — plus tea, treats, etc. The shop also got much fanfare for obtaining a Clover for coffee brewing in ’07. I just love a shop that takes the brew seriously…
Fresh Earth Gardens and WSU Extension Service are presenting a ten-week series of classes called Modern Organic Farming on Small Acreage. The classes include all aspects of starting and maintaining a small farm, including choosing acreage and crops, building soil, curtailing bugs and pests and bringing goods to market. The classes are Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the WSU 78th St. Farm from Jan. 17 to March 21 for $450 or $50 a week. Class size is limited, so look into it now.