Lou and Susan Preston have been making wine in Dry Creek Valley since the early 1970s but their gorgeous estate, nestled near the northwest corner of Dry Creek Valley, is much more than a vineyard and winery. It is a farm, a ranch, an orchard, a farm store, a bakery [...]
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 [...]
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The first Sebastopol farmers market of the year opened under a huge bowl of clear blue sky with no promise of rain. The chilly morning warmed quickly; by 11 a.m., shoppers were loosening their scarves and shedding their coats. The market has gone year-round for the first time and [...]
Sonoma County has a new farmers market. It's located in Bodega Bay and opened on September 4. You have until October 30 to enjoy it this year.
Don't let farro's trendy reputation ruin your enjoyment of this ancient, delicious and healthy grain.
On the eastern edge of Petaluma, you'll find one of the North Bay's best farm stores, Greenstring Farm, a project of Bob Cannard and Fred Cline. And don't miss the turntable! You can listen to a favorite record while you shop.
Davero's new tasting room has opened, putting Sonoma County's best olive oil-and many other great farm products--within easy reach.
There are so many olive oils on the market and labels are about marketing, not informing. Here's one easy way to be sure what you're getting.
It's green bean season and as you would expect, the best of the harvest is available at our farmers markets. Don't miss Middleton Farm's Spanish Musica. And don't undercook your green beans, lest you incur the wrath of Julia Child's ghost.