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For those who live and play in Sonoma County

In This Issue | July/August Issue 2016

Summer’s Fresh Peach Pie
2 months ago

Summer’s Fresh Peach Pie

It’s the heart of summer, and there is such great bounty here in Sonoma County, including peaches. We typically reach our Dry Creek Peach peak in August, and when peaches …
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Succulents – Geometric Thrillers
2 months ago

Succulents – Geometric Thrillers

In the backyard of Carol Brant’s vintage 1892 home on Florence Lane in Sebastopol, grassy pathways lead from the deck into the garden where a dazzling array of yuccas, cacti, …
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Lake Sonoma – Gem of Sonoma County
2 months ago

Lake Sonoma – Gem of Sonoma County

By  •  fun+, escape+

One of Sonoma County’s most overlooked gems is the largest of its outdoor treasures, Lake Sonoma Recreational Area, located in the northwestern part of the county near Healdsburg, Cloverdale and …
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Women’s Roller Derby
2 months ago

Women’s Roller Derby

By  •  fun+, feature

If you attend a Sonoma County Roller Derby (SCRD) match and you’re lucky enough to sit in the VIP section—a long oval of folding chairs close to the action—there are …
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Sea Change – Fishing For the Future
2 months ago

Sea Change – Fishing For the Future

If you love seafood, you know that fresher is better. Timing is not everything, though. Catch method—how the fish get from the water to your plate—is another important aspect to …
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Fermentation Frenzy
2 months ago

Fermentation Frenzy

By  •  taste+, feature, eats+

Fermentation, an ancient method for processing foods and beverages, is on the rebound in Sonoma County. Prior to modern conveniences such as refrigeration, supermarkets and industrial-scale farming, most of what …
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Robert Young Estate Winery
2 months ago

Robert Young Estate Winery

It’s the kind of tale Hollywood gravitates towards. A sweeping saga of six generations of farmers: their lives, loves, struggles and reverence for the land—it almost sounds like the blurb …
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For the Love of Ice Cream
2 months ago

For the Love of Ice Cream

When I was well into my 30s, I felt a little guilty one evening about having an ice cream sundae for dinner, like I should know better. Coincidentally, I ended …
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