Fresh From Our Farmers: Handlebar Farm

If you have been looking for fresh soy beans, you'll find them at Handlebar Farm's booth at the West End Farmers Market.

By | August 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Sebastopol’s K & L Bistro Reopens Monday, after an extensive & spiffy remodel

Farro and Fresh Favas with shaved radishes and sprouts celebrates mid-spring at K & L Bistro   The remodeled bar extends the length of what was the dining room at the remodeled K & L Bistro Last week, after an extensive remodel that began in late [...]

By | May 23rd, 2014|1 Comment

Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol’s New Family Farm

New Family Farm is one of Sonoma County’s few horse-powered agricultural endeavors. Farming partners Adam Davidoff and Ryan Power use five working-breed horses to prepare their fields sometime in May, after rainwater has receded, and the horses are used again to cultivate between rows of crops and to harvest potatoes. [...]

By | September 27th, 2013|0 Comments

Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Sebastopol’s Screamin’ Mimi’s

This afternoon, I took my pups Joey and Lark for a walk in downtown Sebastopol, one of their favorite things to do because they know exactly which businesses keep dog treats on hand and where they stash them. As we turned the corner of Petaluma Ave. and Bodega [...]

By | May 31st, 2013|3 Comments

Feeding My Dogs Joey & Lark: March 2013 Update

If I can cook for humans, I asked myself, I should be able to cook for canines, right? Right! Only there's not a lot of cooking involved.

By | March 19th, 2013|3 Comments

The Curious Strategies of Insects: Science Buzz Cafe Tonight

Frederique Lavoipierre, founder of Insecta-Palooza, will speak tonight at Coffee Catz (6761 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol) at 6:30 p.m., as part of Science Buzz Cafe, a very cool ongoing endeavor devoted to "bringing science and curiosity back into culture." Admission is a cup of coffee, a bowl or chili or chili [...]

By | January 31st, 2013|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Ma & Pa’s Garden

Ma and Pa’s Garden of Sebastopol has been a fixture at local farmers markets for more than two decades. Cliff Silva, with his big smile and impish eyes, is the face of the farm, as he’s the one who hauls the harvest to market and sings the praises of his [...]

By | October 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Harvest Season Is In Full Swing

The season of abundance, which arcs over summer and fall, is in full swing, with all sixteen of our farmers markets open, offering twenty-three market days each week. Markets take place everyday but Monday and on certain days--Wednesdays, for example--you have a choice of three or four markets. If you’ve [...]

By | July 10th, 2012|0 Comments

Forchetta/Bastoni Opens in Sebastopol on 11/11/11

Forchetta/Bastoni--two restaurants in one, in the former Pizzavino707--opens tomorrow.

By | November 10th, 2011|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol in October

The Sebastopol farmers market is beautiful and inviting in October. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time, so that you can enjoy the community of the market as well as the best fruits and vegetables you can find anywhere.

By | October 25th, 2011|1 Comment