School garden program takes research to the next level

School garden program takes research to the next level

Research shows that a school garden is a perfect tool to provide hands on learning experiences for any academic subject. Fourth graders learn about science through the life cycles of plants and first
Give Bees a Chance

Give Bees a Chance

  Mankind has lived with bees for centuries, enduring occasional stings in exchange for liquid gold. In return we have spread bees over most of the planet: a near-symbiotic relationship. In our hast
School’s Out, Hunger’s Not

School’s Out, Hunger’s Not

Fighting food insecurity year-round in San Diego
Lions’ Share

Lions’ Share

San Diego Roots, Wild Willow Farm grows community along with food-
Schooled on Fish

Schooled on Fish

Shift to sustainability helps local seafood industry thrive. San Diego was once the Tuna Capital of the World. Canneries lined the waterfront, waiting to process the catch. But in the late 1970s conc
Scallop Sensations

Scallop Sensations

Scallops are some of the most versatile shellfish on the planet. Served raw or seared, their mild, slightly sweet flavor makes them amenable to endless pairings, ranging from zingy citrus to creamy sa
Intimate Interactions Using CSA model to know your farmer

Intimate Interactions Using CSA model to know your farmer

In San Diego, our neighborhood farmers' markets are plentiful with organic produce and sustainably raised meats. What's more, our markets span nearly every day of the week.At the end of March I visite
Old MacDonald had nothing on the couple at Da-Le Ranch

Old MacDonald had nothing on the couple at Da-Le Ranch

I was lost. My GPS app had failed me four miles back when I hit the unmarked dirt road on the way to Da-Le Ranch in Lake Elsinore, one of San Diego's more successful small family farms. I knew I had a
One good local tipple deserves another

One good local tipple deserves another

Many San Diegans revel in the attention to detail and craftsmanship of our local breweries. That same love of artisanal work has transferred to San Diego's recent craft cocktail renaissance, with new
French Twist Obamas

French Twist Obamas

Obama is not just the President's last name, it is also the name of a very famous city in Japan, just south of Kyoto, in the Fukui prefecture.
The Land & Water Company’s “Broke Da Mouth” Poke Salad

The Land & Water Company’s “Broke Da Mouth” Poke Salad

This poke salad puts a twist on traditional Hawaiian food without interrupting its authenticity. The beauty of this dish is the texture—the velvety sesame oil, the crunch of the sea salt and onion a
Chef Rob Ruiz of The Land & Water Co.

Chef Rob Ruiz of The Land & Water Co.

 It took Rob Ruiz some 17 years of honing his skills and developing a distinctive culinary point of view before he opened up his own restaurant, The Land & Water Company, in Carlsbad. But this ch
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EDIBLE KIDS

Introducing kids to the joys of growing, cooking and eating good food.

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FOOD ISSUES

The economic, political, environmental and sustainability issues of our food community.

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GARDEN & HOME KNOW-HOW

Growing, cooking, and living a sustainable lifestyle.

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Individuals making an impact in the local food economy and community.

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Go on a journey to good food.

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WELLNESS

Rejuvenate with good food.

Urban Plantations

Over six years ago, Karen Contreras, dissatisfied by her high paying corporate job, boldly decided to pursue her love for organic gardening and began following her passion instead of her paycheck. In 2008, she founded Urban Plantations, the first company in San Diego to promote and install gardens both for beauty and growing food. Since its inception, Urban Plantations has grown from a small company installing home gardens to corporate landscapes and everything in between. With over 35 years experience in the field, Karen takes time to educate and train her staff to ensure that they are knowledgeable and well versed in everything from sowing seeds and caring for trees to pest management and soil biology.   {gallery}stories/a-closer-look/urbanplantation{/gallery}   Urban Plantations has gained national and global attention with the ris

Suzie's Farm

Imagine an iconic farm nestled on fertile land in between the warm desert and cool Pacific coastline, teeming with life, nutritious food and a bustling community. Maybe you've heard of this oasis already? Suzie's Farm. Founded in 2009 by husband and wife team, Robin Taylor and Lucila De Alejandro, Suzie's is a local, urban, certified-organic farm located just 15 miles south of downtown San Diego in the Tijuana River Valley.   {gallery}stories/a-closer-look/suziesfarm{/gallery}   Suzie's has always had a big vision for the future. What began as a small sprout operation has become one of largest, most well known farms in the county. Dedication, hard work and immense patience through years of transformation and growth have brought the farm and it's family to the caliber at which it now stands., One of Suzie's main goals is to help connect the San Diego community with the origins of ou

Specialty Produce

Specialty Produce is much more than a fruit and vegetable distributor. Family owned and founded in 1989, Specialty Produce has worked diligently for more than thirty years to become a leader in service, product quality and technology to offer the best retail fresh produce and food service in San Diego. They offer delivery seven days a week within San Diego County to service restaurants and local chefs and to give consumers retail access to the same high quality, fresh produce and food.   {gallery}stories/a-closer-look/specialtyproduce{/gallery}   What sets Specialty Produce apart from other produce distributors is its unique application for Android and iPhone users that has been developed to share the story of fruits and vegetables. With over 1400 articles on distinctive fresh fruits and vegetables, the database that powers their

Brian's Farmers Markets

  Entrepreneur and philanthropist Brian Beevers is making big waves in San Diego's local food scene. Raised on a walnut farm in California's central valley, Brian understood the lot of the farmer from an early age and was no stranger to hard work. This rural background, coupled with this experience working for L'Arche ("The Ark"), a worldwide organization that creates residential communities for people with intellectual disabilities, helped fuel his passion to ofserve those less fortunate.   After moving back to San Diego after college, Brian took a job managing the City Heights Farmers' Market for the San Diego County Farm Bureau. From his first day at the market, Brian knew that he had found an ideal job that tied together his rural background and his goals for strengthening San Diego's farming community.   {gallery}stories/a-closer-look/briansfarmersmarkets{/gallery}   Bria

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