The Weekly Slice

What Leap Year Means to Farmers

Happy Leap Year! Every four years the calendar awards us with one extra day in February. Of course, we understand that this is necessary to maintain our annual cycle to stay on track with seasons and other holidays, but did you know it had huge implications for farmers as well? As long as seasons stay…

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Let’s Talk Weather: How Sunlight Works in Your Favor

Seattle weather has been all over the place with major cold fronts and dry weather. One thing we know for certain is that there is light at the end of this tunnel. With the sun (finally) setting later than 5 p.m., there is hope for spring sooner rather than later! Though these winter months can…

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Easy + Delicious Valentine’s Treats

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! We can’t believe we’re already halfway through February, but it just means we’re that much closer to spring! If you’re looking for sweet and simple treats to make for family and friends to brighten their day, you’re in the right place. Here are some quick and easy Valentine’s…

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Fruit to Look Forward to in February

In the thick of winter, one thing you can always rely on is fruit! Winter is known for its citrus fruits, grapes, kiwis, pears, pomegranates, and more! No matter what, you can count on ThirdLeaf NW to bring you the best of the best. Grapes are the official fruit of February, and that is a…

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Beating the Winter Blues

We have officially entered the dark days of winter. The post-holiday and New Year excitement has worn off, and some days are harder than others to accomplish the basic tasks. It can be easy to let this time of year make you feel down or unproductive, but there are many ways to stay on track…

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Fighting Illnesses During The Cold Season

It’s that time of year when it feels like everyone you know is sick, including yourself! If you’re trying to knock that cold (while staying out of the cold), fruit is your best friend. Your diet can have a huge impact on your immune system, gut health, and overall well-being. Read on for some methods…

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Your Sign to Drink More Tea

Did you hear? Drinking tea is in! Whether you’re looking to switch off of coffee or just need a warm drink as the winter weather creeps in, there is a type of tea for everyone. In honor of January being National Tea Month, we’ve assembled a list of some of our favorite teas along with…

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Decluttering in the New Year

The New Year brings new beginnings and fresh starts. Though this can be more symbolic than literal, there are many small changes you can make every day to refresh your lifestyle. One way this can be accomplished is through decluttering your life, which can equate to more than one thing for each person. Decluttering is…

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Realistic New Year’s Resolutions

The top New Year’s resolutions for 2024 are to save money, eat healthier, and exercise more. However, these can all look different depending on who you are, especially when it comes to a healthier lifestyle. Here are some simple and practical ways to accomplish these goals simultaneously (and if none of these are on your…

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The History Behind Your Favorite Holiday Flavors

With the holidays come some of our most beloved meals and desserts – not to mention those seasonal coffee flavors! Have you ever wondered, though, why these flavors have stuck with the holidays for years and years? Let’s deep dive into the origins of our most esteemed holiday flavors. Gingerbread Ginger was first cultivated in…

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