Seattle Met reports that a new food truck is about ready to rumble into town, and this one's rolling out Australian-style meat pies. 314 Pie is the creation of Casey Cooper and Deke Kotrla, who have 10 pies in mind for serving (the truck will likely carry five kinds, including staples plus seasonal pies). Cooper and Kotrla hope to hit the streets late August, but until then, they're running a Kickstarter campaign.
The High Point and NewHolly Farm stands are now open for business. Fresh produce picked straight from the community P-Patch includes spinach, carrots, leafy veggies, new onions, peas, turnips and radishes. The High Point Farm Stand, located at 32nd Ave. SW and SW Juneau Street, is open every Wednesday through September. The NewHolly Farm Stand, located at S. Holly Park Dr. between 40th Ave. S. and Rockery Dr. S., is open every Friday. The hours of operation for both are 4-7pm.
Capitol Hill's Bauhaus is expanding to Ballard, according to My Ballard. It is expected to open by the end of the year at the southwest corner of NW Market St. and 20th Ave. NW.
The Harmonica Pocket, local a solar-powered band, is celebrating the release of their album Apple Apple at the Queen Anne Farmer's Market on Thursday, August 16. The event, appropriately, will involve apple-themed activities and treats such as apple ice cream from Parfait Organic Artisan Ice Cream and a "Kids and Apples" cooking demonstration in the chef tent. There will also be apple trees for sale from Calendula Farms.