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UC Davis symposium explores future of tea

 

University of California, Davis, will hold its third annual symposium bringing industry experts, farmers and scholars together to talk about the the growing, distribution and culture of tea throughout the world. Topics including “Yes we CAn! Tea Farming in California,” “From Soil to Cup,” and “Sustaining Societies and Preserving Lost Cultures.” Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world other than water. About four in five of all people worldwide drink tea, according to UC Davis tea scholars.  

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Simple seafood solutions for Lent

 

(Family Features) With people across the country observing Lent, a religious tradition observed during the 40 days before Easter, it’s time to rethink the standard family meal menu.
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Game plan for game day; include this Buffalo Chicken Dip

 

(Family Features) Whether you want to step up your hosting game or just plan to contribute to the game day spread, it’s easy to create the perfect plan with an array of premium food, without the premium price tags.
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Almond Board of California investing in sustainability of crops

 

Healthy raw nuts still growing in the farmer’s orchard

Being a grower in California is hard enough what with all the uncertainties that come with farming, said Richard Waycott, president and CEO of the Almond Board of California (ABC).That’s why the ABC has invested $4.8 million this year alone to projects that will improve almond farming practices that revolve around irrigation, pollination, coproduct utilization and more.

Since its inception in 1973, the ABC has invested $70 million to such projects, helping growers to keep crops thriving and supplying an ever-increasing demand for almonds... Read More

Midtown Farmers Market offers fresh, fun & festive ways to celebrate in December

Midtown Farmers Market offers fresh,  fun & festive ways to celebrate in December

In addition to the “12 Days of Midtown” happening throughout the district from December 1 through 12, the Midtown Association (MA) is pleased to present a robust offering of fresh fruit, produce and locally-made gourmet items plus special holiday related activities on Saturdays in December at the popular and thriving Midtown Farmers Market. Proudly sponsored by Sutter Health, the Midtown Farmers Market offers up to 90 farmer, grower and vendor booths bursting with fresh fruit, produce, and gourmet or locally made goods each week.  As a highlight, a crowd-favorite activity is an entertaining cooking or tasting demonstration on the first Saturday of each month presented by a talented Midtown chef or business owner and is sponsored by University of the Pacific, Sacramento Campus. The year-round market takes place on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (adjusted winter hours) on 20th between J and K Streets.*  

What’ll it Be? Beer or wine?

Cheers to UC Davis and our new beer! Yes, indeed, as a world leader in brewing science and education, we are rolling out a UC Davis-branded beer. It’s a light-bodied lager called Gunrock, and it’ll be for sale at The Pavilion at the ARC when the men’s basketball team opens its home season, Wednesday, Nov. 29.

 

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Food and wine pairing ideas for memorable holiday meals

November 6, 2017 | 
(StatePoint) To create a delicious and memorable experience at your holiday gathering, seek some inspiration from the vintners and chefs of one of the most impressive wine and food destinations worldwide, Napa Valley.
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