| Apr 22, 2012
It's never been easier to feel like a natural woman. The 1960s mantra about getting ourselves back to the garden now applies to an increasing number of beauty products, with some small companies literally going to the garden and farm to bring customers...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:27 AM
THERMAL, Calif. — One of the most highly regarded farms in Northern California, Petaluma-based County Line Harvest started growing organic vegetables in the Coachella desert to extend its production in the winter and spring. For owner David Retsky,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Postcard from Hawaii: Peter Merriman, the aloha Alice Waters...
| Apr 13, 2012
Of the many Southern Californians starting urban farms these days, few have stories more colorful than Brett and Tanya Wyatt of B&T Farm. Brett, 53, was an observant Jew studying geography at UC Davis, then a Buddhist monk in Myanmar, where he managed...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:33 PM
The new Altadena farmers market starts in May....
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Carpinteria Greenhouse and Nursery Tours are Saturday, a chance for gardeners and flower fans to get an insider's view into the world of cut flowers by taking a greenhouse or field tour. Participants also can buy flowers directly from the growers....
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The monthly sale at Milk Farm Road, a collaborative online artists shop from artist and stylist Heather Chontos, is on. Among the goods are painted antique wooden spoons....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:04 PM
When Tara Kolla of Silver Lake Farms returned to the Hollywood farmers market last Sunday for the first time in three years, her flower stand was a riot of color, with sweet peas, ranunculus and snapdragons, and her customers were rapturous, but her...
| Feb 17, 2012
As certified farmers markets have proliferated in recent years, it may appear as if everyone and his uncle is getting into the game. Some vendors indeed are flourishing, but others have been stretched thin by the expansion and resulting dilution of...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Highlights from the 2012 Eco Farm Conference in Monterey....
| Jan 21, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Twenty-two show horses were killed in a fierce New Jersey barn blaze early Saturday morning, state police said....