Our new Spring issue

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Grass Valley Downtown Association offers kudos to our magazine for Welcome Guide

The latest version of the The Grass Valley Downtown Association newsletter includes kudos for the annual Welcome Guide we published for them (and also inserted into our Spring issue) for a total of 30,000 copies distributed regionally:
“This year we added our beautiful Downtown Guide to offer visitors and locals. It is an in-depth look of [...]

Scoop: Popular Summer Thyme’s in major expansion in Grass Valley

Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli —a pioneer of fresh, local food in the foothills — is vastly expanding to a new location just down the street on Colfax Avenue in Grass Valley in mid-October, our magazine has learned.
Summer Thyme’s will start serving dinner, along with breakfast and lunch, and will offer live music, local artwork [...]

Stella Restaurant’s Jacob Burton a finalist for “Best New Chef” honor

For years, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has chronicled Truckee’s budding food scene and the top-notch cuisine prepared at Stella Restaurant at The Cedar House Sport Hotel by its chef, Jacob Burton.
“Several years ago, we discovered a Tahoe-Truckee retreat that combines a passion for food and wine with European-style lodging and a love of the outdoors — [...]

Nevada County thanks our magazine for helping to promote the region at Sacramento conference

From the Nevada County Executive Officer’s “Friday memo”:
Auditor-Controller, Marcia Salter, reported that the annual California State Controller’s (SCO) conference with the County Auditor-Controllers was held October 23-25 in Sacramento. This year Nevada County was the featured host county, which provided an opportunity to promote all that our county has to offer. The conference was [...]

Sierra Foothills Poet Gary Snyder wins prestigious Wallace Stevens Award

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the winners of its annual collection of poetry prizes:
WALLACE STEVENS AWARD: GARY SNYDER
$100,000 for outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry.
Academy of American Poets Chancellor Jane Hirshfield praised his selection, saying:  “Gary Snyder has brought to American poetry a lyric poem whose subjects and views [...]

Willie Nelson may perform in Grass Valley this summer

American music icon Willie Nelson may perform in Grass Valley this summer, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine (SierraCulture.com) has learned.
It would be Nelson’s first appearance in the Sierra Foothills, an up-and-coming venue for big-time country music talent.
“I should have details soon for public release,” said a member of Nelson’s staff, declining to elaborate.
Nelson would be a natural [...]