The Kent farmers market season, which typically runs from June to September, may not happen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The tentative opening date has changed due to the pandemic. Instead of opening in June, the market will open July 11.
For the past 40 years, Highline has published a literary magazine, Arcturus, with art from Highline students, staff, faculty, and alumni. But this year is different. With COVID-19, the editors face new challenges.
“Producing a physical object without ever touching the different options for cover stock or paper texture presents certain challenges,” Arcturus faculty adviser Susan Rich said. “Normally, the editors would visit with Dave Weber at the print shop. We'd also sit down with sales representatives on campus. Not this year.”
Students who are taught about the history of World War II during high school or college rarely get to learn about how non-white citizens were affected by living in the U.S. during that era, an author told a Highline audience this week.
Author Julie Otsuka said that Japanese concentration camps were subjects that were not covered during school or any history class.
The market re-opened May 7.
At the market, only essential business, such as vendors selling produce, are present.
To limit the spread of COVID-19, the Burien Farmers Market has put health screenings in place for all of the market staff, vendors, and customers.
The Kent East Hill Farmers Market is waiting for clearance from the City of Kent before it opens for the 2020 season.
“The city of Kent has canceled or suspended all park activities and programs through the end of May, and could be extending that deadline through June,” said Xavier Wurttele-Brissolesi, the food access coordinator and farm manager for Living Well Kent as well as the manager of the Kent East Hill Farmers Market.
Local gardening experts say anyone can have a garden, and it’s just the kind of thing that might help you get through the coronavirus quarantine.
After cancellations of the rest of the concert season and the largest fundraiser of the year, the Auburn Symphony Orchestra has come up with a plan to stay connected with audience members.
Winners of this year’s National Poetry Month contest will read their work via Zoom, today, Thursday, April 30 at 3:15 p.m.
The show must and will go on in Burien this weekend.
Burien Actors Theatre will be performing a live reading of The Letters by John W. Lowell to kick off its new Shelter-in-Place season.
From lightning up teams on the basketball court these last two seasons for the Highline Thunderbirds to committing to Aurora University in Illinois to continue his basketball career about a week ago, Nathan Yockey is more than just a student-athlete.
As the weather gets nicer, and with more people staying home because of COVID-19, some may want to pick up gardening and grow their own food.
Before starting a project, such as making and maintaining a garden, there are things to know and steps to follow.