The Upper Salinas Las Tablas Resource Conservation District (RCD) enlisted the chef services of The Wellness Kitchen and Resource Center for their June 20th fundraising dinner and discovered the dinner menu and the celebration of local farmers and ranchers brought this family of non-profits closer together.
As spring temperatures go up, it’s an excellent time for farmers, ranchers and gardeners to focus their attention down to the soil below them. A spring check-up of your soil’s health gives clues of your ground’s ability to feed plants, hold water, capture carbon and more. No fancy equipment required. Just grab a spade or shovel and prepare your senses to dig a little and learn a lot. Read full news release from NRCS.
Promoting our region as Mediterranean may have its appeal for tourism but living the reality hasn’t been easy. The Paso Robles Groundwater Basin Management Plan (Fugro, 2011) and other recent studies show that the Paso Basin is at or near its perennial yield. Water levels in some areas measured between 1997 – 2009 have dropped 72 feet. This has many local landowners questioning what they can do to help. Continue reading
See California’s dynamic and valuable specialty crop industry portrayed in a contemporary and positive light with the “Growing California” video series. The CDFA and the Buy California Marketing Agreement (BCMA) have produced two videos in the series so far, with more to be released in the next several months. Check out the videos here.
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Celebrate Earth Day by joining us for our 2nd Annual Plant Sale on April 20th at Templeton Community Park! The plant sale will be held during the Templeton Farmer’s Market from 9AM – 12:30PM. Our selection of native and drought tolerant plants are not only low maintenance but will add beauty to your yard or garden. Plants usually sell fast so make sure to show up early or fill out our pre-order form to reserve your plants now.
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Are you a farmer who is motivated to enrich your local community through farming? The Central Coast Ag Network (CCAN) is seeking qualified individuals to lease all or a portion of nineteen (19) acres of irrigated Class One and Class Two farmland located within the city of San Luis Obispo, California. Check out the Request for Proposal for more information.