Afar.com posted photos from Shutterstock of the remarkable yearly Poppy Show at Walker Canyon, Lake Elsinore, Ca. because this year the amount of auto and foot traffic from spectators “was unbearable”. What is more unbearable is the disregard of posted signs to not pick or trample the poppies […]
FARM FRESH TO YOU is my go-to Organic CSA (Community Sustainable Agriculture) supplier of fine organic fruits and vegetable to my door. Take a look at their website for easy to customize deliveries of local goods of all kinds, including farm fresh organic eggs, jams, honey, baby food, […]
That’s it deer. Feast upon the summer bounty of delectable flowers, tasty shrubs and tempting trees. This year, the resident deer in the neighborhood are more than tame, coming as close as my outstretched hand, but yet to nibble from it. Several seasons ago, mama dropped her newborn […]
IFBC 2017 offered so much learning and connection experience with attendees………
Approximately 4,000 California walnut growers produce over 600,000 short tons of walnuts annually. Right here in El Dorado County, 205 walnut trees on 10 acres at Perry Creek Walnut Farm are budding out that delicious fruit at a steady pace. A rainy season promises a bumper crop of […]
I recently had the pleasure of attending Secrets of the Soil, a workshop, http://mgeldorado.ucanr.edu/Secrets_of_Soil/ with the likes of: Chuck Ingels, Farm and Horticulture Advisor with UC Cooperative Extension in Sacramento County since 1996 and overseer of the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center. His topic: Physical Characteristics of Soil, Plant […]
Ever visit a “biodynamic” farm? It is enlightening, different and more thorough than a regular “organic farm”.