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If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?

~P.B. Shelley Seasonal cycles have ruled humanity since the beginning of time. No matter how hard we try to control them, inevitably everyone must succumb to the laws of nature.  Farmers markets, by definition, work with the earthly cycles of growth and regeneration. When shopping at them, we become partners with the land, locally and… Continue reading If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?

Terra Bella Ranch

Nicolina Alves talks about her family farm.  Red walnuts (which I am addicted to) are only a portion of their high quality organic produce.

Red Walnuts

It was a quiet Sunday morning two days after Christmas and there wasn’t a single cloud in the sky.  For the first time this year, I pulled into the Hillcrest Farmers Market parking lot and found a space immediately.  Even though many of the regular vendors take this week off, days like this at the… Continue reading Red Walnuts