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A Garden That Gives Back

Growing Goodness at Trinity Gardens Community gardens have become increasingly popular over the years, especially in urban centers where yard space is at a premium. They are a place for people to...

The Best of Santa Barbara – Things to Do, See, Eat + Drink

Californians are a lucky bunch. A state that people from all over the world dream of visiting, full of famous spots and hidden gems to discover, is often something that we locals take for granted....

Finch & Fork – Celebrates the Bounty of Santa Barbara

Originally opened within the Kimpton Canary Hotel in downtown Santa Barbara in 2013, Finch & Fork, with Chef Chris Riker at the helm, has been totally reinvented with a new concept, menu, and...

Odonata Winery; A Great Place to Taste Wine in Salinas

Are you planning a trip to taste wine in Monterey County? We suggest adding a visit to Odonata wines in Salinas to your agenda! This unique winery blends old-world winemaking methods and attitudes...

How The Farmers Market In Santa Cruz Builds A Better Community

For over 30 years, Santa Cruz Farmers Markets have been a staple of the local community. The farmers' market in Santa Cruz showcases the best in regional organic produce, pasture-raised meats, eggs,...

The Most Delicious Places Near Monterey County

The historic seaside town of Monterey, California is most famous for its Cannery Row, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, and world-class Monterey Bay Aquarium. But what you may not realize is that farms in...

Coastal Kitchen – Where Farm to Fork Meets Fine Dining

At Coastal Kitchen in the Monterey Plaza Hotel, Chef Michael Rotondo has created a tasting menu that leans heavily on local produce and seafood. This new, upscale hotel dining option is located next...

The Penny Ice Creamery: Churning up the most adventurous flavors in California!

Not only is The Penny Ice Creamery in Santa Cruz, California home to the most delightful artisanal ice cream we've ever tried, it is also a full-fledged dairy! Plus, they use produce from local...

Take a walk back in time: Napa Valley’s Oakville Grocery

For those in the know, a trip to JC Boisset's Oakville Grocery is on their Napa Valley "must do" list. Let's take a look at the Napa landmark's rich history, and why Boisset was determined to add it...

Celebrate The Best Of Artichoke Season At Pezzini Farms!

Fresh artichoke season is upon us which means it's time for a field trip to Pezzini Farms! Sure you can find canned and jarred California artichokes year-round, but when it comes to perennial...

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