Students Blog About Farm School

Quillisascut-The Haycation
Carrie Kommers

I’m probably one of a million people right now in the U.S. dreaming about a different kind of getaway. One that includes the alien crunch of dirt under your feet, a dinner made entirely from the fruits of your day’s labor, and a night’s sleep so deep that you wake actually welcoming the day. read blog

Kathyrn Barnard Photography
A Visual Journal

Suited to the Seasons blog
Farm School!
The small and intimate campus has a impressive organic garden, a small herd of goats, and a cozy lodge with a professional kitchen and plenty of warm beds. But wait, there’s more, the group of people I went with were all chefs! While at the school, we cooked all of our meals from the food grown on the farm, and everything was mouth wateringly delicious! read blog

Critic-Turned-Cook Goes Down to the Farm
Leslie Kelly
I honestly didn’t know if I could do it, but I somehow managed to step up during an intense culinary program at the Quillisascut Farm School of the Domestic Arts, a little slice of utopia about six hours east of Seattle in Rice, Washington. read blog

Foodie Fabulous Carina Ziegler

We arrived late afternoon to Quillisascut and the straw bale school that would be our home base for the next six days. Six days. It seemed like it would last forever. read more

Authentic Local
A visit to Quillisascut Farm
By Cynthia Lair
October 3, 2008

I spent a week last month at the Quillisascut Farm Culinary School in eastern Washington with 15 students from Bastyr University where I teach. Rick and Lora Lea, the owners of the farm, along with chef Karen Jurgenson, offer an enlightening experience to anyone who comes. Our work began literally at the crack of dawn. read blog