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.
The Petaluma Farmers Market, located in Walnut Park a few blocks south of downtown, opens for its 26th season this Saturday, May 19. There will be about 50 vendors, most of them returning, a few new. Many of the vendors attend several markets a week. Among them are Hector Alvarez, [...]
I've been experimenting with several varieties of heirloom beans from Rancho Gordo (based in Napa) and there's one that has really impressed me, the Hutterite Soup Bean, which you can read about in more detail here. Last night, as the lovely rain continued, I finished the last of [...]
On Friday morning, the Sonoma Valley farmers market is filled with customers--shopping, chatting and lingering over nibbles such as hummingbird-shaped cookies and lumpia--as a stream of moms, grandparents and nannies usher babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and pups into the adjacent park. Two vendors, Paul’s Produce and Oak Hill Farm, are located [...]
The Sonoma Valley Certified Farmers Market is one of the county's year-long markets. In mid-Autumn, it offers a glorious way to shop for nearly everything you need to feed yourself and your family.
The Occidental Farmers Market, held Friday afternoons and evenings from 4 p.m. until dusk from June through October, is one of the county's prettiest markets and a true reflection of its community.
Since 1985, the Sonoma Valley Certified Farmers Market has offered shoppers pristine produce, locals eggs, meats and cheeses, unique crafts and a pleasant place to linger every Friday morning, from 9 a.m. to noon.
As I cook my way through my first subscription to a meat CSA, I am increasingly pleased with the results. But you don't need to be a subscriber to enjoy these recipes for local pastured chicken from small producers.
After hesitating for years, I have signed up for a meat CSA. Here's the story of picking up my first box.