Tag: organic farming

Smaller But Better? Organic Tomatoes May Pack More Nutritional Punch

Smaller But Better? Organic Tomatoes May Pack More Nutritional Punch

| February 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

Tomatoes grown on organic farms contained significantly higher levels of vitamin C, sugar and lycopene than their conventionally grown counterparts, a study finds. Turns out, organic farming techniques “stress out” the plants in ways that make them more nutrient dense.

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Medlock Ames: Century-Old Biker Bar Turns Eco-Friendly Tasting Room

Medlock Ames: Century-Old Biker Bar Turns Eco-Friendly Tasting Room

| July 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the heart of Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, nestled between grapevines and the area’s rolling foothills, is the modern yet rustic Medlock Ames Tasting Room and Alexander Valley Bar. The tasting room is the only place in town where you can enjoy all of the lovely wines made by Medlock Ames just up the road at their Bell Mountain ranch. And just as it’s making its last call, the bar next door starts serving up fresh, garden-inspired cocktails using ingredients grown at that very location.

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EcoFarm Conference: Day 1

EcoFarm Conference: Day 1

| January 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

What happens when a farmer starts tweeting from a tractor? The sustainable-agriculture revolution is in full swing at the 31st annual EcoFarm Conference.

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