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October Feature

Betty MacDonald

Combining historical records, powerful interviews, and a blueprint for sustainability, The Deepest Roots by Kathleen Alcalá digs into the history of her home of Bainbridge Island to explore how islanders, from Suquamish natives to modern foodies, have fed themselves and their sense of community.

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