Orchard Farms is one of the year-round heavy hitters at farmers markets in Santa Rosa, Sebastopol and Marin. Founded in downtown Sebastopol in 1994, the farm’s primary property has been located on Barnett Valley Road in west Sebastopol since 1995. In addition, farmer Ken Orchard leases three other pieces of land, two [...]
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Have trouble remembering what’s in season when? Looking for a favorite recipe from the Seasonal Pantry or Pairing archives? Michele Anna Jordan, Press Democrat columnist, chef, teacher and author of almost 20 books, draws from 17 years of columns and articles for seasonal suggestions, recipes and menus and tips on exactly where to get the finest local foods at their peak moment. And, yes, she takes requests. Just name the dish or even a few of the ingredients and, like magic, you’ll find the recipe here in no time. Any questions related to ingredients, cooking, nutrition and eating are welcome.