Picking Flowers for the Food Bank?

A few weeks ago, as the promise of much needed rain was teasing the Central Coast, a ripe opportunity arose for the Glean SLO program. John Rourke and Chris Freitas of San Luis Berry Farm had gotten as much of an organic strawberry harvest as they could before the rain would hit, so they invited a couple local groups, including Glean SLO, to pick as much … Continue reading Picking Flowers for the Food Bank?

“Forks in the Road”: Chicken Fried Bacon? Oh yes we did San Francisco!

It all started so innocently. I got an assignment to do a short article on pairing wine with bacon. Since the tasting room staff at Hope Family Wines (HFW) here in Paso Robles had been doing such an event for the past two years for Harvest Wine Weekend, I was asked to interview them. Seriously? I’m being asked to sit and catch up with some … Continue reading “Forks in the Road”: Chicken Fried Bacon? Oh yes we did San Francisco!