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Chat with Bob Jones Minister, Writer and River Rat
9 months ago

Chat with Bob Jones Minister, Writer and River Rat

Early in your career, you lived among and ministered to Welsh coal miners in Northern Pennsylvania. What did this experience teach you?

This was in hard coal country, West Scranton’s …
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Putting Farmers on the Map
1 year ago

Putting Farmers on the Map

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A pair of pheasants, wings outstretched but motionless, hang mounted to the wall above Jack and Verna Krout. In the living room of their Petaluma farmhouse, they sit flipping through …
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Depth of Field
1 year ago

Depth of Field

The first inkling something different is going on with Devil Proof is found on the label. It’s immensely provocative—the image of a Cuban woman smoking a cigar is full of …
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Chat with Sandy Erickson, Erickson Fine Art Gallery
1 year ago

Chat with Sandy Erickson, Erickson Fine Art Gallery

About Sandy Erickson After studying painting and art history at UC Berkeley, Sandy Erickson began her career in the art business in San Francisco in 1975, first working for a large …
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Sea Change – Fishing For the Future
1 year 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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The Historic Draw of the Russian River
2 years ago

The Historic Draw of the Russian River

Sonoma Discoveries pulled from past issues to bring you these two stories featuring summertime fun and memories along the Russian River and in Healdsburg.

 

Recalling the Triangle Trip

by …
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Sparking Growmance for Sonoma County’s Local Bounty
2 years ago

Sparking Growmance for Sonoma County’s Local Bounty

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A local pig farmer coined that word just as a cowbell echoed through the grange hall in Sebastopol. At that signal, a few dozen farmers took their seats on one …
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The Roots of Robert Kourik
2 years ago

The Roots of Robert Kourik

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Author, landscape consultant and horticultural researcher is always ahead of the curve

There are few people in the county—or, really, the country—who can lay claim to the title “greywater guru.” …
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A Lifetime Collaboration
2 years ago

A Lifetime Collaboration

If you are ever lucky enough to be welcomed into the Sebastopol home of Virginia Marie “Ginny” Lambrix, director of winemaking for Truett-Hurst, Inc., and Kevin Shaw, the founder of …
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