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The Meat of the Vegetable World

2017-07-03T10:42:28-07:00

Mushrooms are neither vegetables nor meat. However, they are known as the "meat of the vegetable world." While considered a fungus, a mushroom can grow in soil, like a vegetable, and some mushrooms feature a meat-like texture. Hence, the meat-vegetable moniker. Most

The Meat of the Vegetable World2017-07-03T10:42:28-07:00

What’s That For?

2017-04-19T09:42:36-07:00

Sure, we all know the fruit and veggie all-stars -- the apples, carrots, strawberries and lettuce. But every now and then you see something at your local farmers' market that stumps you. In this short video, farmers explain some of their lesser

What’s That For?2017-04-19T09:42:36-07:00

Why shop locally?

2017-03-15T10:30:46-07:00

Shopping at your local farmers’ market is a great way to celebrate your community and support local farmers. Not only does this benefit your healthy lifestyle, but you know where your food is coming from. Some food for thought: By putting your

Why shop locally?2017-03-15T10:30:46-07:00

Feel the Luck of the Irish with Shepherd’s Pie

2017-03-15T09:56:43-07:00

Friday marks the only day of the year when it’s socially acceptable to pinch your peers if they are not wearing green -- and, yes, we’re talking about St. Patrick’s Day. Along with the holiday’s traditions of styling shamrock-beaded necklaces putting on

Feel the Luck of the Irish with Shepherd’s Pie2017-03-15T09:56:43-07:00

Strawberry Fields Forever

2017-03-07T10:22:22-08:00

It’s that time of the year to head down to your local farmers’ market and get a fresh basket of strawberries. We have a few tips you can use after picking up this season’s freshest berries: To remove the strawberry’s core and

Strawberry Fields Forever2017-03-07T10:22:22-08:00

The Joys of Spring

2017-03-03T15:57:41-08:00

With all the rain, gray skies and chilly temperatures, we’ve paid our dues this winter. And now comes the pay-off: lush green hills, warm temps and once-dry lakes now filled with water. Hope does indeed spring eternal – especially in spring! The

The Joys of Spring2017-03-03T15:57:41-08:00

Making Cheese the European Way — California Style

2017-01-30T15:18:48-08:00

This story’s gonna sound pretty cheesy.  But, as Ryan Davis knows, that’s not always a bad thing. Davis, one of the newest farmers to host a farmers’ market booth, was once a high school economics teacher in Visalia. But he eventually decided

Making Cheese the European Way — California Style2017-01-30T15:18:48-08:00

What Is Cooking From Scratch?

2017-01-27T11:48:10-08:00

Good Tides Organic Bistro is so serious about making food from scratch, even their ketchup is made from scratch. Now that's some serious scratch. But what does "cooking from scratch" even mean? By most accounts, the term originated with sporting events. Some

What Is Cooking From Scratch?2017-01-27T11:48:10-08:00

Try olive oil to enhance any food

2017-01-27T11:48:39-08:00

Olive oil can be used on just about anything you eat, says Mari Lenci, of Oliveto Ranch in Templeton. "You can cook with it. You can dip it . . . Anything you make with butter, you can replace with olive oil,"

Try olive oil to enhance any food2017-01-27T11:48:39-08:00

SLO Creek Farms: A Booth with a Boost

2017-01-27T12:35:29-08:00

Evan Parker takes his boost straight-up at the SLO Creek Farms booth at the Morro Bay farmers' market. When Evan Parker needs a boost, he stops by the Morro Bay farmers' market, where the SLO Creek Farms booth offers

SLO Creek Farms: A Booth with a Boost2017-01-27T12:35:29-08:00
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