Party Plan: Summer Reading Event

Last night was our 4th annual Summer Reading Event to benefit the foundation that supports our local public school district. In past years we have held this event on a weekday morning and invited folks to a book brunch. This year, we decided to move it to the evening, in hopes we would draw in

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Seasonal Cooking Class: Cooking through the box

Last weekend, we co-hosted a seasonal cooking class to benefit our school foundation. Working with Jonathan Miller, of Eat Right at Home, who created a menu of recipes suitable for the home cook, we created an event highlighting the best of our local farms. Mariquita Farms provided the vegetables; Happy Child CSA provided navel oranges

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Frog Hollow Farms CSA – fresh fruit, to my doorstep

I have written often about our subscription to Two Small Farms, a vegetable Community Supported Agriculture program from two farms in Hollister and Watsonville, High Ground Organics and Mariquita Farms. For the price of the subscription, about $22 a week, we receive a box of fresh, organic, locally-grown vegetables, ready to eat. Last fall, we

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Community Supported Agriculture: Time to Sign Up!

Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Ever curious about how your vegetables are grown, the path your fruit takes to arrive at your table? Well, if you subscribe to a Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, you will never wonder again. Since 2005, we have subscribed to a vegetable delivery service which provides

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