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 Capay Almond Festival

Capay Almond Festival

  Since 1915, the Capay Valley Almond Festival has been hosted by the communities of Guinda, Rumsey, Brooks, Capay, and Esparto. Held every spring for almost a century, the event has become a Northern California tradition and a showcase for the entire Capay Valley region. Cache Creek Casino Resort is proud to once again sponsor […]

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Oink! For Pig Day

Oink! For Pig Day

Saturday March 5th was the Davis Farmers Market 20th annual Pig Day, celebrating pigs, food and local agriculture at Central Park  in Davis. There was great fun to be had and baby pigs to be pet. Crafts for kids, a delightful variety of foods showcased Bledsoe Pork a favorite among shoppers and local restaurants. John Bledsoe has […]

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Farm Fresh To You Tour

Farm Fresh To You Tour

Come see where your food is grown! Farm Fresh to You (www.farmfreshtoyou.com), the organic produce home delivery service, invites the public to its farm in Capay in Yolo County for a farm tour on Saturday, March. 12, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (the day before the Almond Festival). The farm address is: 23800 […]

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Bloomin' Crazy at Sac Zoo

Bloomin’ Crazy at Sac Zoo

It’s time to add more wild and brilliant color to your backyard and check out some of the new plants for sale. There will be professionals to talk to from garden clubs, nurseries, outdoor and gardening centers and other plant organizations. It will be a beautiful day filled with colors of blossoms and smiles, don’t […]

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Come on down to the 3rd Pepper Peddler Presents show for some rip-roaring Bluegrass from Jackstraw straight out of Portland and the soaring sounds of Rita Hosking and Cousin Jack, Davis' own mountain music songbird.

Farm to School Benefit

Come on down to the 3rd Pepper Peddler Presents show for some rip-roaring Bluegrass from Jackstraw straight out of Portland and the soaring sounds of Rita Hosking and Cousin Jack, Davis’ own mountain music songbird.

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Cosumnes River Preserve

Cosumnes River Preserve

In dual effort to keep to resolutions that were once again made at the start of the new year, I made the commitment with a friend to get outdoors with our families and get some more exercise for ourselves while we were at it.  The perfect solution came in the form of Jordan Summers book […]

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