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2015 Cherry Season in Brentwood

2015 Cherry Season in Brentwood

I’m excited to announce the beginning of the 2015 Cherry Season in Brentwood. I’ve received updates from Brentwood Cherry Farmers that they’ll open on Tuesday, May 5th through Saturday, May 9th.

Smith Family Farm

Smith Family Farm

I discovered the lush Sacramento and San Joaquin River Delta agricultural region and the city of Brentwood over twenty years ago. There were many farms in Bentwood then, before several were converted into large tract home developments. This area has had a rich agricultural heritage going back to the early 1900’s with major crops like cherries, corn and peaches. Sadly, many farms are disappearing and many families have tired of farming decided to move on.

U-Pick Etiquette 101

U-Pick Etiquette 101

For those unfamiliar with farming life and the hard work that goes into maintaining fruit trees and garden crops, I provide you with the following u-pick etiquette 101, to insure we continue to share this enriching experience and pass it down to our children.

The Story of an Egg

The Story of an Egg

Alexis Koefoed, founder of Soul Food Farm was one of the eloquent farmers featured in this enlightening documentary that discusses the following distinction in terms: “free range”, “cage free” and “pasture raised” chickens.

Hip Chick Farms

Hip Chick Farms

  Jennifer and Serafina are some of the hippest chicks in the natural food business. As you know, I attended the informative Sow Your Seed Funding program presented by Slow Money Northern California for Bay Area food entrepreneurs and their supporters. Slow Money’s goal is […]