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Coffee from California? Sip happens!

California’s central and southern coasts are best known for their abundant berry, avocado, and citrus production, but Good Land Organics owner Jay Ruskey would like to add coffee to the list....

This chef helped champion Sacramento’s Farm to Fork movement.

Sacramento is a cool place to live. California’s capital, widely known as the Farm to Fork Capital, has gained quite the reputation as a foodie paradise - but it wasn’t always that way! Patrick...

Amber Stott is leading the battle for food literacy. What’s your super power?

Amber Stott is a genius, a food genius to be exact. It says so on her business card. We caught up with the founder of Food Literacy Center in Sacramento, CA to learn more about her mission to tackle...

J. Lohr Wines – A Legacy of Sustainability

J. Lohr Vineyard and Wines’ nearly fifty-year presence in Paso Robles, Monterey County, and Napa Valley has made them one of the most popular, trusted, and widely distributed California wines. But...

Meet a Farmer – Austin Hope of Hope Family Wines

Hope Family Wines - Paso Robles Roots Run Deep Austin Hope of Hope Family Wines credits three people for helping and encouraging him on his path: his father Chuck Hope, his uncle Paul, and famed...

Urban Farming with Kyle Hagerty of Urban Farmstead

Ever heard of "urban farming"? Kyle Hagerty is creating a modern day urban farmstead smack dab in the middle of Sacramento.  Planting the seeds... Growing up in Monterey, Kyle always felt a...

Meet a Farmer – Krissy Scommegna of Boonville Barn Collective

Meet Krissy Scommegna of Boonville Barn Collective - the largest producer of Espelette Peppers outside of France. Nestled in the heart of the Anderson Valley, approximately 100 miles north of San...

Meet a Farmer: Michelle & Jack Rudolph of Stepladder Ranch and Creamery

Jack Rudolph is a third generation farmer, but he didn't start his career on the ranch. While working a tech job in the Bay Area, Jack began to make cheese from goat's milk as a hobby. Surprisingly,...

Meet a Farmer: Richard & Myrna Meisler of San Miguel Olive Farm

Nestled in the hills of San Miguel, located in the Central Coast of California, is a picturesque 10-acre olive grove that is the home of "The World's BEST Olive Oil". The trees at San Miguel Olive...

Meet a Farmer – Jim and Laura Regusci of Regusci Winery

To say that Napa Valley is synonymous with California wine is a bit of an understatement. It’s been a destination for wine lovers as long as most people can remember, but that wasn’t always the...

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