Vermiculture
Farm Articles

Vermiculture

Establishing your own worm bin has a two-fold advantage. First, it will make good use of vegetable scraps and secondly, the worm casings, known as vermicompost, act as a highly-effective fertilizer in the garden.
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Blubber, Burgers and Beauty at San Simeon
Hikes

Blubber, Burgers and Beauty at San Simeon

Elephant seals, and lots of them. That’s one reason we adventured to San Simeon, the town of Hearst Castle, along the central coast of California. At the time of this writing, it’s the birth and breeding season for these big ol’ blubbery girls at San Simeon’s Elephant Seal Lookout. Such a gorgeous day, we caught it without much wind and just enough sun. We were hoping to grab lunch at Sebastian’s historic restaurant, but we sadly discovered they were no longer in business.
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The Dynamic Duo
Farm Articles

The Dynamic Duo

It's a turkey? It’s a peasant? No, it’s Guinea Fowl! I am inclined to say that our Guinea Fowl are superior. With the face of the Joker, the flight skills of Batman and the loyalty of Robin, these dynamic duo are superheroes in the garden.
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Enchanted by a Lover’s Spell at LXV
Wine Tasting Experiences

Enchanted by a Lover’s Spell at LXV

While just a handful of wine tasting rooms were open during Thanksgiving, we happened upon a pungent accompaniment of hand-crafted wines and spice-lined sheep cheeses.
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Soaking in Adventure between Holidays at Firestone Walker Brewery
Adventure Tours

Soaking in Adventure between Holidays at Firestone Walker Brewery

It was time to get out of the house. Away from the endless dishes, non-stop turkey soup and way too much pumpkin pie. Which is why, on this post Thanksgiving Saturday, a rare-rainy day, we whet our appetites for adventure on a brewery tour and beer tasting experience at Firestone Walker Brewery.
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Wine Camp
Wine Events

Wine Camp

On a gorgeous fall day we packed our water bottles, put on our sweaters and headed off to camp. But you won’t find s’mores or bonfires here, just rows upon rows of wine glasses. This was Wine Camp!
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