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Fresh & Easy

I needed something healthy for dinner. Like an heirloom tomato and edible-skinned avocado. I picked these up during a tour on Sunday of KMK Farms in Kingsburg. Take a trip to a nearby farm, farm stand or farmers market to take advantage of the harvest!

Name that pepper:

Ever seen one of these? I bought a few off of the flower vendor at the market this morning—she says they’re as hot as a habañero. I’m a little nervous.

Capay Tomato Festival

Half an hour outside of Sacramento is the tiny town of Capay. A green sign at the entrance announces the population: 200. Elevation, 250. Kim and I visited last month, driving up for the annual Capay Tomato Festival. The event is actually named after Capay Organic Farm (the town is just a few miles east)–all […]

Summer Harvest Exchange

The beauty of summer in the Central Valley is the abundant harvest—if you plant it and give it a little water, it’ll probably grow here. Come August, we’re up to our ears in corn (yeah, I went there), tomatoes, peppers, herbs, stone fruit, strawberries (they’re still around!)…the full list of what’s in season is overwhelming. […]