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Jake's Pickup

Jake’s Pickup — Gourmet, Organic Food in an Unorthodox Location

It’s Cinnamon Roll Saturday at the Bainbridge Island eatery Jake’s Pickup. The business’ Facebook page is live with streaming video of owner Jake Angel, working the kitchen of his deli/takeout or dine-in/espresso bar and explaining the difference between a bench knife and a … read more

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Spirit of Horse Gallery

A Visit to SkyeLandeSea Farm is an Immersion in Magic

To visit Spirit of Horse Gallery at SkyeLandeSea Farm is to immerse yourself in artful magic. It is a result not only of planning but also of minds open to serendipitous revelations. A pair of ancient, carved Tibetan temple lions acknowledge your arrival. … read more

Best of West Sound 2017

Best of West Sound Results 2017

WestSound Home & Garden magazine is excited to present the annual Best of West Sound results — from Bainbridge Island all the way to Gig Harbor, we’ve found the businesses and places you love. Enjoy! Best Restaurant La Fermata 2205 East 11th Street, … read more

Waterfall installation by Full Throttle Landscaping, using a variety of a variety of flat and round stone from Morrison Gravel (Photo courtesy Mark Stolz)

Morrison Gravel — 70 Years of Success

In marking 70 years in business in 2016, Morrison Gravel is an example of a company that has evolved adroitly with the needs of Kitsap County. Through the years, it has diversified from a gravel pit to a full-service gardenscape supplier. The Morrison … read more

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Good for Body and for Planet — Clean and Green

There isn’t much that Laura Kneib can’t make by hand. Clothes. Butter. Wood boxes. Pottery. Growing up in a family that made anything from their own clothes to herbal remedies has taught her two things: You make everything you use, and then you … read more

Bay Street Bistro

Bay Street Bistro — Fine Dining with a Side of Casual

Just on a lark one night, Southworth resident Deanna Miller searched online for the term “fine dining, Port Orchard.” After a week and some change on the road for his travel products company, her husband, Brady, wanted a nice evening out with his … read more

Wine on the Rock
Showcasing Bainbridge Island Wineries

Wine on the Rock

Two of Bainbridge Island’s wineries are located in lush vineyards producing estate wines. Another’s tasting room was named Best Essence of Puget Sound by Seattle Met. A fourth shares patio space with a craft brewpub. Two are owned and run by women vintners. … read more

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Pictured is Teddy Namuyigawomen, a Bead for Life artisan in Uganda. The Bead for Life beading program provides smart and savvy women living in poverty with an entrepreneurial training that gives them skills and confidence to transform their lives through the creation of a self-sustaining business. Unlike a typical fair trade model, these women graduate from the program as independent business owners.

Why You Should Buy Fair Trade Products

Fair Trade is an alternative way of doing business — one that builds equitable, long-term partnerships between consumers in North America and producers in developing regions. When purchasing a Fair Trade item, you can buy with confidence knowing it means the goods were … read more

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