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The Magic of Morels · Foraging for dinner

I had never had a morel mushroom when friend and artist Molly Knickerbocker mentioned she was meeting her father to forage for the elusive...

Chow down & jam out · Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings

Do you like chicken wings and rock ‘n’ roll? This is not a trick question. It’s the basis of a fundraiser on Sept. 9...

Four-season growing at Little Roots Farm · Growing local produce

Story & photos by Priya Hutner   Microgreens can be any variety of seed, generally leafy greens and herbs, harvested after the first leaves develop. “The basil...

A Blizzard of Beers

Don’t settle for the same old mass-produced brew this winter. The microbrew movement is taking hold across the nation and Tahoe brewers have joined...

Community Soup Night warms the soul

Who doesn’t love soup and spending time with the people in the community? Slow Food Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Food Hub in collaboration with...

Food, wine pairings on the mountain

What a glorious place to learn about good wine. The middle of the mountain at Homewood is the location of the new dinner series...

Slow sipping

Story & photos by Priya Hutner Slow Food Lake Tahoe wants everyone to slow down and enjoy the Slow Sips series. Slow Sips Nov. 12 | Truckee...

UNR eyes commercial vineyard

Several years ago, I started following the progress of Dr. Grant Cramer of University of Nevada, Reno as he encouraged the wine industry in...
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The buzz on local honey

As you walk by the McClaughry Farms honey booth at the Tahoe City farmers’ market, a sandwich board states: “16 oz. of honey requires...

Farm to Peak dinner

Champagne and a view riding to the Farm to Peak dinner  · I hope Homewood Mountain Resort makes its Farm to Peak dinner series a...