Eric J Garrett

is a leader in Washington's local and seasonal food movement

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Eric J. Garrett's Favorite Menu Items

The menu is the heart of any restaurant. The Hopeful Cup’s menu changes regularly, but Garrett includes seasonally popular items based on the region’s bounty.

Sautéed salmon with roasted beet thickened yogurt salad

Massaged kale salad with green apples, blue cheese, red onions, currants, sunflower seeds, cider vinegar, and olive oil

Potato latkes with salmon roe, sour cream, and chives

Sauteed mushrooms with herbs

Pacific Tree Octopus with five-spice powder, grilled peaches, goat cheese, pistachios, and goats milk caramel

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March 7, 2023

10 Tips for Eating Locally and Cutting the Energy Cost

Eating locally and seasonally has become a popular trend. Local food production has a lot of health, economic, and environmental benefits. Eating locally means less travel and lower CO2 emissions. It also helps reduce the energy cost of food production. Eat with the seasons You may have heard that eating locally can help cut the […]

Eric Garrett
February 2, 2023

How Educators Ensure That All Students Can Do Math

When students are provided opportunities to think, reason, explain, and model their math concepts, they can better develop a deeper understanding of math beyond rote memorization. Educators must respond to students’ backgrounds, experiences, cultural perspectives, traditions, and knowledge when designing and implementing mathematics programs and assessments. This practice helps ensure that all students have access […]

Local Food
January 2, 2023

Easy Local Food Movement Ideas

If you are interested in promoting the local food movement, there are many ways to do it. These include learning when various foods are in season, buying locally produced items, and supporting community gardens. Preserving local produce One of the easiest ways to get fresh local produce is to shop at farmers’ markets, but it’s […]

November 1, 2022

Finding Resources in Your Area

Finding resources in your area is a key part of the Local Food Movement. You can learn about farm to school programs, farmers’ markets, and other initiatives to support your local food economy. You can also find local nonprofit organizations and government programs that support farmers and ranchers. Many resources are available on the Internet, […]

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