Fausel Ranch

FAUSEL RANCH 4881 Hanks Exchange Rd. Placerville, CA 95667 Proprietors: David and Deanna Fausel The Fausel Ranch is listed in California’s Agricultural Heritage Club and received special recognition in 2010 with a plaque in their honor. The ranch’s first year of operation is listed as 1877, but the Fausels were […]

Q&A about Nitrates

Q: How can I make nutritional sense of all the different brands and types of hot dogs and lunch meats for my children? A: I hate to start answering a question with a question, but where are you shopping? Most large supermarkets carry what has a selling history: big business […]

2 Days in the Napa Valley

In addition to the Kitchens in the Vineyard Tour, we could not go to Napa and miss other favorite haunts. OAKVILLE GROCERY – founded in 1881 On Hwy. 29 traversing Napa, Yountville, St. Helena sites and stops, this oldest continually operating grocery store in California is a destination […]

One More Time with Asparagus

From “TRAVEL TIPS from SeeCalifornia.com” comes this Festival Feature in Fresno, April 15-17: San Joaquin County grows the most asparagus of any place in the U.S. Top 3 California Asparagus Counties: San Joaquin 42.2% | Fresno 28.6%  | Monterey 27.4% Asparagus is planted in the ground three years before it […]