“Schlein – Hurley” are two historical El Dorado County family names carved into the sign on Garden Valley Road along with “Irish Creek Ranch”. Twenty-nine gravestones in the cemetery at Georgetown attest to the size of this large local family who lived and worked here. It was great-grandmother […]
FRESH FIG CROSTATA Use your favorite pie crust recipe, or try whole grain, sprouted grain or store made. Whole Wheat Nut Piecrust Makes one 9-inch crust ½ c whole wheat flour ½ c unbleached white flour 3 T sugar ¼ tsp. salt 1/3 c walnuts or pecans ¼ […]
Glorious Figs The parable of the fig tree exists throughout the bible and in other spiritual and fictional works. In Matthew 24:32 it tells us “its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.” Many references of […]
Need reasons why to go to the local farmers market this weekend? Take a look!
Ben and Mary Woods, Proprietors 6267 Candy Lane Somerset, CA 95684 Who is Tending Mother Earth … If it isn’t the next generation? “Nothing is more rewarding or more practical than taking care of what gives you life.” On this premise, in 2008, Ben and Mary started farming […]
A whole grain, wholly delicious breakfast!
Keven Nowell from 24 Carrot Farm, Placerville, addresses local farmers interested in establishing a Farmers Guild — an agricultural community founded by farmers for farmers. http://www.farmersguild.org. Currently a State-wide community based organization, there are currently 10 Guilds across northern California, connected through events, online social media and by […]
CHEFS, FARMERS ARE CUTTING DOWN ON FOOD WASTE…..IT’S YOUR TURN! Restaurateurs are among the most cost conscious about lost revenue due to food waste. Chef Patrick Mulvaney at Mulvaney’s B&L restaurant in midtown Sacramento, in a recent interview with Sacramento Bee’s Cathie Anderson, referred to research being done, […]
“We love your recipes,” I’ve heard. But I don’t know which ones, in particular, or why they would appeal to you. What this blogger needs is info…….I’m a journalist at heart always on the lookout for who, what, when, where and why, so bear with me. I’ve […]
Organic BRAISED GREENS with Organic Beans, Whole Grains and Uncured Sausage, Serves 4-6 There’s nothing like an unexpected blustery evening with this warming mix of healthy foods. Braising greens brought home from the farmers market cook right up into a hearty taste treat for dinner! Read more….below. Ingredients 5-6 cloves […]