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Fresh From Our Farmers: Santa Rosa Original Market This SUNDAY

The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market will take place this Sunday, not Saturday. The change is for this week only. This shift is necessary because of a previously scheduled event at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. Events at the Center are scheduled many months in advance and all [...]

By | January 18th, 2013|2 Comments

Mastering Grass-Fed Meats

In today's Pairing column, where I suggest Grilled Skirt Steak in Korean Marinade with Spinach & Snow Peas as a great companion to a ten-year-old cabernet sauvignon, I promised to post information about cooking grass-fed meats, so here you go. It is not difficult but it does require a bit [...]

By | May 16th, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Green String Farm & Institute

On Sunday afternoon, as shadows grew long and the wind had me reaching for a warm scarf, the parking lot of Green String Farms was bustling with cars, customers coming and going, arms full of spring’s early harvest. The farm store is surrounded by “U-Dig” flower starts, vegetable [...]

By | April 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol

Just as the reality of drought settled in, the rains came, welcome, wonderful and disruptive, especially of early spring’s harvest. The effect was all over the Sebastopol farmers market on the last Sunday in March. Farmers don’t skip a market because it is wet outside. In some instances--Sebastopol’s [...]

By | April 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Green String Farm on the cusp of spring

If you turn from Adobe Rd. into the long driveway that leads to Petaluma’s Green String Farm Store, you’ll notice several leafless trees with thin golden upright branches. Morning sun glances off them so beautifully that it is tempting to simply stop driving and drink in the sight. If you [...]

By | February 13th, 2012|0 Comments