Category Archives: Local

What’s In the Box

In a moment, a note from the CSA newsletter about how Alice Waters says we’re awesome. This should help Fresno’s inferiority complex some. Denesse said in this week’s newsletter that the heat wave we just had did a number on … Continue reading

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Local Crop Makes Good

Tune in to NBC’s Today on Friday, July 20 in the 9:30 half-hour to see a local crop hit the big time.  Chef Adam Perry Lang of NYC’s Daisy May’s BBQ U.S.A. will be demonstrating how to grill with sweet, … Continue reading

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What You Missed at the Market

As I was gathering my cloth bags and my camera out of the car in the parking lot of the farmers’ market this Saturday morning, I heard one half of a cell phone conversation going on in another part of … Continue reading

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K.M.K. Farms Tour Part II

When I left off last time, Kyle was just gathering a group together for a tour.  I walked up as he was describing how they’d started off with just the avocado grove that’s in the background of this shot.  Taking … Continue reading

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What You Missed at the Market

We’re settling into midsummer here, both in the weather and in market offerings. There is much corn. There are many tomatoes. We’ve also reached the “How many consecutive days will it top 100?” stage. There seems to be about seven … Continue reading

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What You Missed at the Market

I succeeded in moving my market arrival time back this morning to pre-8 a.m. It made a big difference; it was easier to get around and there was more time to chat with folks because there wasn’t as much crowd … Continue reading

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K.M.K. Farms Tour Part I

This is the first of a set of long-overdue posts on our tour of K.M.K Farms back on May 6. The day was a combination open house and 10th farming anniversary celebration for Michele and Kyle. Michele had long ago … Continue reading

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