What makes a better gift than DIY cocktail supplies? This kind of gift is cute, unique, and way more useful than another pair of hand-knit socks. Best of all, it’s surprisingly easy to make the components of one of my favorite cocktails, the Manhattan. Well, all of the components except for the rye whiskey. That one, I’ll leave to the experts.
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Sure, the thermometer might read 75 degrees, but before you know it, turkey time will be upon us. Wondering about heritage breeds? Pasture-raised? Or just how big a bird you’ll need feed your clan? Take the guesswork out of buying your holiday turkey with Bay Area Bites’ guide to sourcing the best birds around the Bay.
More and more, goats, chickens, sheep, and cows are becoming integral parts of the modern organic farm. At the most recent EcoFarm Conference, farmers and ranchers dig into the challenges of running farms with barns.
On a cool, foggy morning in July, a group of about 15 of us gathered in a gravel-scattered parking lot in front of the farm buildings for a combination talk and walk across the rolling acres that form the center of Marin Sun’s network of sustainably-managed, pasture-raised livestock operations. The free tours are held once a month, usually from mid-spring through mid-fall, before the winter rains begin.
Whether I’m in Louisville or San Francisco, forays to the market are about people as much as produce, an opportunity to take stock of the swirling community. In this way, they’re all the same — regardless of what’s in season.
If a farmer is not more jazzed over happy chickens than he is over the volume, the structure, the profit — he’s not a trustworthy farmer. And yet in our culture’s food system, can you find one USDA bulletin, one corporate directive, one industry checkoff bulletin, one Super Bowl advertisement, that dares to ask: ‘Did […]
Anyone who’s been to the Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market is probably familiar with Marin Sun Farms. Located on Point Reyes, Marin Sun Farms is responsible for bringing pasture-raised eggs, grass-finished beef, chicken, and lamb to customers in San Francisco. Dave Evans, the owner of Marin Sun Farms, understands the importance of showing customers where the […]
Bueno greeted us outside. Apparently he knows just about everyone in these parts, and who can resist that broad grin and wagging tail. He was perched outside the newly refurbished 7-week-old butchery and eatery of Marin Sun Farms, on the edge of Point Reyes Station near Tomales Bay. Marin Sun Farms is a small, local, […]