Summertime Brings Farmers Market and Good Food

Summer is here (OK, a few more days to go at the writing of this blog post), which means the farmers market on the Lindeman Pavilion patio at Virginia Mason’s Seattle location is back -- operating on Mondays so you can get your week’s worth of good … [Read more...]

Get Outdoors with Gardening

Getting out in the garden is a great way to celebrate spring and this week’s amazing weather. Gardening is an easy and fun way to increase physical activity and reduce stress. Follow these tips for a healthy gardening experience: Always wear a … [Read more...]

What’s Cooking at the Farmers Market: Zucchini Avocado Walnut Pesto Pasta

Special thanks goes out Jennifer Buchanan, MS, RD, healthy eating specialist at Whole Foods Market – Roosevelt Square for joining us at the farmers market last Friday and sharing her Zucchini Avocado Walnut Pesto Pasta. This recipe calls for heirloom … [Read more...]

What’s Cooking at the Farmers Market: Kale!

Chef Jeff is on vacation from the Farmers Market for the next few weeks, but Cynthia Lair, author of "Feeding the Whole Family: Cooking with Whole Foods" was gracious enough to share her Kale and Currant Salad recipe with us. You can find more of her … [Read more...]

A Farmers Market With a Lasting Impact

by Ingrid Ougland Sellie, Community Benefit Manager, Virginia Mason ** According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nationwide nearly 26 million people have diabetes and 79 million people are pre-diabetic. Obesity is a national epidemic, … [Read more...]