What: Shasta County’s Plant a Row for the Hungry Kick-off When: Apr 9, 9 a.m. Where: Redding Certified Farmers’ Market, 777 Cypress Ave., Redding Shasta County’s Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign kicks off Saturday, April 9, 2011 at… Continue Reading
It’s great to know that people and organizations that are leading the way locally are, in fact, leading the way for the state as well.
During the recent CalFresh Forum in Sacramento, sponsored by California Food Policy Advocates and the California Department of Social Services, … Continue Reading
As I explore my new home of Bellevue, Washington, I’m reminded of how important California’s agricultural exports are to the rest of the nation. While shopping for fresh fruit at grocery stores, signs stating “grown in California” pop out at… Continue Reading
The number of farmers markets in the United States has more than doubled during the last 10 years to 6,132, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Not surprisingly, California has more farmers markets (580) than any other state. New… Continue Reading
I’m clearing out my inbox while waiting for the next World Cup game to begin. For me, soccer is akin to speed skating, gymnastics and diving. They’re all sports to which I pay very close attention for a short period… Continue Reading
Two Redding restaurants have started offering a “farmers’ market menu” based on ingredients they acquire at local farmers’ markets. The commitment by Leatherby’s Family Creamery and Angelo’s Pizza Parlor strike me as an important step forward for Redding’s local food… Continue Reading