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  • Farmers Markets: Persimmons come calling early at Tuesday Torrance

    Farmers Markets: Persimmons come calling early at Tuesday Torrance
    Because of its size and the diversity of its offerings, Tuesday Torrance is arguably the best weekday farmers market after Santa Monica. Founded by the city in 1985, its sales are only half those of the busier Saturday market in the same location at...
  • Costco unsure how cooked chicken was tainted in salmonella outbreak

    Costco unsure how cooked chicken was tainted in salmonella outbreak
    Investigators are still unsure how cooked rotisserie chicken sold at a Costco store in South San Francisco was contaminated with a strain of salmonella involved in a national outbreak linked to Foster Farms brand poultry. At least one person was...
  • Farmers Market: Fall Fiesta has post-season plum taste in Brentwood

    Farmers Market: Fall Fiesta has post-season plum taste in Brentwood
    The decade-old Brentwood farmers market is the largest of the 20 venues run by the Raw Inspiration group, stretching for almost a quarter mile down Gretna Green Way from San Vicente Boulevard to Montana Avenue. It’s a flourishing event with a...
  • Cockroach farms multiplying in China

    Cockroach farms multiplying in China
    JINAN, China — This squat concrete building was once a chicken coop, but now it's part of a farm with an entirely different kind of livestock — millions of cockroaches. Inside, squirming masses of the reddish-brown insects dart between...
  • Costco extends recall of chicken linked to salmonella outbreak

    Costco extends recall of chicken linked to salmonella outbreak
    Costco extended a recall of rotisserie chicken products Thursday from a South San Francisco store because of an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened at least 317 people nationwide. The recall targets 13,455 units of Kirkland Signature Foster Farms...
  • House OKs bill that would limit California's egg law

    House OKs bill that would limit California's egg law
    WASHINGTON — The cluck may be running out on California’s egg law. The House on Thursday approved a bill that would prevent California from requiring that eggs imported into the state be produced under standards ensuring that hens can spread...
  • Angels are trying to harvest better crops down at the farm

    Angels are trying to harvest better crops down at the farm
    Scott Servais knew what he was getting himself into when he took over the Angels scouting and player development departments two years ago. The farm system he inherited was ranked as the worst in Major League Baseball by Baseball America. Two years of...
  • All-star farm dinner at Weiser's in Tehachapi, a benefit for Alex's Lemonade

    All-star farm dinner at Weiser's in Tehachapi, a benefit for Alex's Lemonade
    Weiser Family Farms is famous at L.A. farmers markets for its purple Brussels sprouts, Ogen melons and Russian Banana fingerling potatoes. And many shoppers might be curious about what it's like at the farm in Tehachapi. Well, Weiser Family Farms will...
  • Russian leech farm supplies doctors who trust an ancient therapy

    Russian leech farm supplies doctors who trust an ancient therapy
    UDELNAYA, Russia — Yelena Titova shakes a jar holding a few dozen leeches writhing in slightly murky water. When one of them sinks to the bottom, motionless, she plunges her hand in and retrieves the late bloodsucker. She doesn't mind when the...
  • Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try

    Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try
    On a beautiful day in Santa Barbara last Saturday, wine enthusiasts were able to taste unreleased wines from a collection of Santa Barbara County's top vineyards. The Santa Barbara County Wine Futures Tasting was held at the courtyard in front of Les...
  • Alex Weiser of Weiser Family Farms has deep local roots

    Alex Weiser of Weiser Family Farms has deep local roots
    The gig: Alex Weiser, 49, of Weiser Family Farms grows some of the Southland's most sought-after fruits and vegetables on three farms in Kern and San Bernardino counties. Weiser potatoes can be found on the vaunted Providence restaurant menu in Hollywood....