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Big Chill for California Citrus Growers

Big Chill for California Citrus Growers

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Though seemingly mild compared to the sub-zero temperatures experienced in other parts of the country, a recent hard freeze has taken its toll on the California citrus industry, which supplies 85% of the country’s fresh citrus.

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Pick Your Own: Family-friendly U-Pick Orchards and Farms

Pick Your Own: Family-friendly U-Pick Orchards and Farms

Want to make jam? Fill your freezer with berries? Make peach pie for everyone you know? The fun, cheap way to stock up on local fruit is to pick your own, down the coast and out in the delta.

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Illness affects the food community: Nigel Walker of Eatwell Farm diagnosed with cancer

Illness affects the food community: Nigel Walker of Eatwell Farm diagnosed with cancer

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Popular Bay Area farmer Nigel Walker of Eatwell Farm has been diagnosed with cancer. Nigel’s imprint on the Bay Area food community has reached far and wide.

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Holiday Gifts from the Farmers’ Market: Ferry Plaza

Holiday Gifts from the Farmers’ Market: Ferry Plaza

| December 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Get your kale, do your holiday shopping! This week, great gifts from San Francisco’s Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market.

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Almanac Beer Company: Local brewers, local ingredients

Almanac Beer Company: Local brewers, local ingredients

| June 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Almanac Beer Company is one of the newest players in the ever-active San Francisco brewing community. Partners Damian Fagan and Jesse Friedman joined together to form the company, which took several years and culminated in a launch brew that was produced in the summer of 2010 and will be available this month.

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Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: June Report

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: June Report

| June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Saturday morning at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market was classically representative of the way I shop the market. My plan was to get in and out in about an hour and go home to start my day. But all the vendors had stories, and I ran into friends and two and a half hours later, I was trudging home, my arms laden with lots of delicious goodies for the week.

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Mediterranean Fruit Fly Affecting Solano/Yolo County Farms

Mediterranean Fruit Fly Affecting Solano/Yolo County Farms

| September 18, 2007 | 2 Comments

Several Mediterranean fruit flies, known as one of the most dangerous and destructive pests to fruit crops, have been found in Solano county which is approximately 70 miles from San Francisco. In an article in the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday, Solano County Agricultural Commissioner Jerry Howard called the fruit fly “The single biggest threat […]

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Links Around the Bay

| June 5, 2007 | 1 Comment

Whenever I am out of town or away from Bloglines for an extended period of time, as has been the case over the past couple of weeks, I go through a bit of triage reading in order to make sure I check in on my favorite people in the most efficient way. As I am […]

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