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Farm Bureau Conference to Host First-Ever ‘California Marketplace’

For the first time, members at the California Farm Bureau Annual Meeting will be able to sell goods from their farms and ranches. Called the California Marketplace, this interactive event will be held Dec. 4—one of several new features of the meeting, taking place Dec. 2-7 in Monterey.

(Sept. 22, 2022) → Read the full The Grapevine Independent report
Loomis Town Officials Greenlight Library Gardens

The town of Loomis will soon be home to the first public garden in Placer County. The Loomis Town Council approved a memorandum of understanding with the University of California Cooperative Extension group for community demonstration gardens on the library grounds.

(July 22, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report

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High Sierra Caviar: Pine Cone Kitchen’s Black Garlic

Self-proclaimed foodies and garlicologists Greg Lusson and Kayla Burton stumbled into a ramen house and tried black garlic. That meal changed the trajectory of their lives. Black garlic is less spicy than white garlic. It’s easy to digest and offers …

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Farm-to-Fork Street Festival Returns, Bigger Than Ever

What to expect during Sacramento's 2022 Farm-to-Fork Street Festival on Sept. 23 and 24.

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Sierra Valley Art + Ag Trail: Celebrating ranchers, artists of the Lost Sierra

The Sierra Valley comes alive on Sept. 24 with local ranchers, artists and makers highlighting all the homemade goods grown and produced in this expansive mountainous region of Northern California. Back for its fifth year, Sierra Valley Art + Ag …

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Truckee River Winery: World-class wine, in our backyard

By Karen Barchas Are you a local who thinks you have to drive down the hill to taste fine wines? Or do you live elsewhere and think you have to choose between enjoying Tahoe’s myriad activities and having a great …

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Gardening in the Mountains

Gardening in the Tahoe Sierra can be a challenge. While some people have green thumbs, others struggle to grow vegetables battling bugs, animals and weather conditions. I’ve personally battled chipmunks stealing tomatoes from my containers, ground squirrels eating the flowers …

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Spring wine outings

Wine and wildflowers make a great spring pairing only a short drive from the shores of Lake Tahoe. Heading to Sierra Foothill wine country has long been a favorite spring outing for my friends and I that was put on …

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What’s the Best Way to Celebrate César Chávez Day?

Californians have the perfect opportunity to remember César Chávez by making March 31 a day of service.

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Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Baiocchi Wines

Greg Baiocchi’s first passion in life was music. As musicians do, he opened himself up to many styles and rhythms as he matured. His second passion is wine. Wine also has an appeal to his creative side, since making good …

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Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Frog’s Tooth Vineyards & Winery

An auspicious observation would strike Larry Aderman every time he vacationed in California wine country, visiting its tasting rooms: “The people on the other side of the counter looked very happy doing their jobs.” Raised in the Finger Lakes wine …

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