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Land of Plenty Land of Plenty

Here in the Sacramento region, we grow, raise or produce it all—everything from cows to caviar. In the process, we’re redefining what it means to be farm-to-fork.

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 By Marybeth Bizjak
Drink Up Drink Up

Local chefs have been singing the praises of farm-to-fork for a decade. Now bartenders are getting into the act, squeezing their own juices, making their own syrups and tinctures and creating their own infused spirits—all with local products. The farm-to-glass movement has arrived.

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 By Marybeth Bizjak
Where Does Your Garden Grow? ...And Where Does Your Garden Go? Where Does Your Garden Grow? ...And Where Does Your Garden Go?

The Sacramento region is home to almost 8,000 acres of boutique farms producing everything from microgreens to heritage cattle. Here’s a look at just a few of these hardworking farms.

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 By Marybeth Bizjak
Want to Revel in Farm-to-Fork Cuisine? Check Out Taylor’s Kitchen Want to Revel in Farm-to-Fork Cuisine? Check Out Taylor’s Kitchen

Now is the time to savor fresh, ripe summer produce - and one of the most exciting restaurants in town in which to...

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by Kira O'Donnell
Coming Soon: A New Crop of Walnuts Coming Soon: A New Crop of Walnuts

The California walnut harvest is approaching soon, and I’m looking forward to digging into the new crop. Did you...

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by Kira O'Donnell
Slow Food Sacramento to Host Mixer on Aug. 18 Slow Food Sacramento to Host Mixer on Aug. 18

If you’ve been thinking about joining the Slow Food movement, this week’s a great time to become a...

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by Kira O'Donnell
Get on Board the (Local) Beer Train Get on Board the (Local) Beer Train

Local microbrewery products will be showcased on Aug. 24 aboard the Sacramento River Train’s “Beer...

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by Kira O'Donnell
Veggie Surplus? Make a Quiche Veggie Surplus? Make a Quiche

It’s easy to over-buy fruits and veggies at the farmers’ market, especially during summertime when there...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by Kira O'Donnell
A Sweet Bubbly from Elk Grove's McConnell Estates A Sweet Bubbly from Elk Grove's McConnell Estates

If you’re in the mood for a weekend jaunt, consider heading out to McConnell Estates Winery in rural Elk...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by Kira O'Donnell
Agricultural Treasure Trove: Pedrick Produce Agricultural Treasure Trove: Pedrick Produce

It’s easy to blaze down Highway 80, past Davis on your way to the Bay Area and beyond. But if you love fresh...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by Kira O'Donnell