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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...

Meet a Farmer: Kyle Hagerty of Urban Farmstead

When you think of a farmstead, what comes to mind - a tiny shack straight out of Little House on the Prairie, surrounded by acres of corn? Kyle Hagerty is redefining the farmstead, creating a modern...

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...

The Heart & Soul of California Wine Country – Paso Robles

By Alison Needham for California Grown Nestled between the bountiful farmland of the Central Valley and the picturesque coastline, lies wine country in the heart of California which surrounds the...

How Cheese is Made in California

Cheese is one of our favorite foods, so we decided to meet up with fourth generation dairy farmers Laura Genasci and Brian Fiscalini to get an inside look at how cheese is made at Fiscalini...

How Farmers Grow Sweet Potatoes in California

Sure, sweetpotatoes are delicious, but what do you really know about them? A lot of people have common misconceptions about the root veggie. For starters, a sweetpotato is NOT a yam. And just in...

How Olive Oil Is Made In California

Extra virgin olive oil is a staple in California kitchens, but have you ever wondered how exactly olive oil is made? If you've ever plucked an olive straight from the tree, you know it's nothing...

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