Take Them Back!

Take Them Back!

By Mark Peterson It seems like once or twice a month Whatcom County is making a top 50 list for something. Some of the rankings are more positive than others. As for the less than stellar – Bellingham was rated as the 15th most hungover city in America (dubious...
Predictions and Inspirations!

Predictions and Inspirations!

By Mark Peterson One thing I like about the start of a new year is the myriad of predictions ranging from who is going to win the 2019 MLS Cup or whether office phone booths are the next best thing for the open office employee. As an eternal blue and forever green...
Going Big

Going Big

By Mark Peterson “Wow.” Yes, that is what I said to myself as I have started to reflect a bit more intently on the occurrences of 2018. The turn of the seasons and the holidays ahead provide me an annual opportunity to take stock of the past 12 months and be thankful...
Making a Meal of It

Making a Meal of It

By Mark Peterson Some of you may remember one of my previous blog entries, titled “Five Cheese Sandwiches,” sharing about our fledgling Food Recovery Initiative, and my fears of a great idea whose time had not yet come. My how one’s perspective can...
Grinding Gears and Shuttling Rubber

Grinding Gears and Shuttling Rubber

By Mark Peterson Today was a good day. Writers block had been plaguing me, and the old noodle in my skull was having a hard time connecting synapses and forming thoughts for a quality blog entry. My newsletter due date was fast approaching and I still hadn’t settled...
All Scrambled Up!

All Scrambled Up!

By Mark Peterson After a run of blog posts that trended toward the darker feel of things it seems like the right time to share some positives of reducing wasted food. While the topic of wasted food itself can be disheartening, this perspective need not dominate our...