SOME OF THE ORIGINAL SETTLERS OF CHICAGO Park, a bucolic hamlet nestled between Colfax and Grass Valley, were first generation German- and Italian-Americans who came from Chicago in the mid-1800s to reconnect with their agrarian roots.
The area became famous for its stone fruit, wine grapes and other fruit. In 1915, pears from a Chicago [...]
￼FOOD AND WINE ARE ageless companions, and two masters of marrying the two in a sophisticated yet approachable style are accomplished locals.
Meet Tess’ Kitchen Store in-house chef Alan Tangren, who worked at the venerable Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley for 22 years, and Solune Winegrowers’ owner-winemaker Jacques Mercier, an experienced vintner who has judged regularly [...]
As part of the Discover Local! program that celebrates Nevada County’s local food system, BriarPatch is sponsoring a farm tour at Dinner Bell Farm in Chicago Park on Sunday, August 12, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Admission is free, and refreshments including coffee, tea, and BriarPatch baked goods will be available.
“The owners of [...]
The Nevada City Farmers Market begins on June 16 (Father’s Day weekend) and runs until November 17, 2012 (Weekend Before Thanksgiving). Here’s a list of the farms for this year:
Based in Nevada City, California, Boxcar Farm sits among rolling hills and family vineyards on lush pastureland enriched by decades of happy grazing cows. By [...]