Fresh From Our Farmers: Preston Farms

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 [...]

By | October 26th, 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

Update: Artichoke How-To, By Request

A reader requests more information on how to prep artichokes. Eat This Now is happy to respond.

By | March 9th, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol

  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 [...]

By | January 13th, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Bodega Bay

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.

By | September 19th, 2011|4 Comments

Feasting on Farro: Ten Delicious Recipes for Winter

Don't let farro's trendy reputation ruin your enjoyment of this ancient, delicious and healthy grain.

By | December 1st, 2010|1 Comment

Greenstring Farm Store, Open Daily 10 to 6

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.

By | October 2nd, 2010|2 Comments

Davero Tasting Room Opens Today in Healdsburg

Davero's new tasting room has opened, putting Sonoma County's best olive oil-and many other great farm products--within easy reach.

By | September 7th, 2010|1 Comment

Need olive oil? Here’s a hot tip.

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.

By | September 1st, 2010|6 Comments

Spanish Musica: A most delicious green bean

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.

By | August 7th, 2010|1 Comment