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This summer we had the opportunity to host our first Farmer Pop Up.

What the heck is a farmers pop up?!

Think farmers market meets DERU’s parking lot.

We love our farmers and we love our neighborhood, so we decided to bring our farmers to our guests. They work so hard to grow the incredible products we cook with everyday, what a joy it is to share their bounty with the community that we cook for. There is something really magical about having the actual hands that grew the food right next to the plates being served out of DERU’s kitchen.

We source as much as we can from local sustainable farms. The seasonal food that we get from our farmers is the heart of DERU. We believe our food can only taste as good as it is grown; that includes bio diversity, loving hands, organic growing practices and being harvested fresh for our plates and pantries. Education for our team and community is also at the heart of DERU. Who better suited to share and inspire than the farmers themselves!

Our last Farmer Pop Up of the year will be, Saturday November 21st Ft: Steel Wheel Farm + Finn River Cider

Hope to see you there!



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Boldbrook Farm is made of up partners in farming and living Marni + Steve, located in Sultan, WA. They live on the property that they farm and are currently producing on about 2 acres of land. Their focus in on vegetables and herbs, growing with ecologically responsible farming methods.

We are proud to buy from Marni + Steve’s and love their passion to connect people with food. You can find out more about them on their website. They host a weekly booth and the Kirkland Wednesday Market, stop by and say hi! You will find a variety of their beautiful products on our menu, commonly squash, arugula, kale, cucumbers, radish and more!

Looking forward to cooking for you soon and seeing you at our next Farmer Pop Up!

Cheers, Chef Jamie