So last night I cracked open one of my last olallieberry saisons that I had saved/found in my “cellar.” We (my husband and I) brewed it last summer during the “berry burst” that we have every June/July. Slow Food Santa Cruz dubbed last year “Year of the Olallieberry” and I took full advantage of that. … More Live in the moment, especially when Olallieberries are involved
Spring is here and all around the central coast gardeners and farmers are enjoying the early signs of what summer will bring. This is also the time of year that the hops vines start poking out of the ground. Come August many of them will be 10-15 feet long, bursting with fragrant cones, ready to … More Spring (or Hop) Forward!
Santa Cruz County is a region shaped by an abundant bay, naturally rich soils, an evolving cultural landscape, an economy rooted in natural resources and something that has tied them all together: Food. We want to bring all these components together into a book, blog, website, and phone app that connects locals and tourists to … More An Introduction to the Project