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Local Challenge, Other

Eat Local Challenge #5

Happy locavore, happy environment. Do you ever wonder how your eating habits affect the environment? When you eat closer to home what impact does that have on fossil fuel usage and other environmental factors?

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October 05. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Other

Eat Local Challenge #3

Time to start shopping! Grocery shopping for purely local foods may sound a bit daunting, but fear not, we are here to help. Whether you visit a farmers market, farm stand or a grocery store, there are tons of options for locavores.

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October 03. 2017 | By | 2 comments

Local Challenge, Other

Eat Local Challenge #2

Getting it written down. Goals and challenges are always easier when they’re neatly written down on your favorite notepad, right? Doesn’t everyone love a good To-Do list? Instead of a To-Do list of chores for the month, let’s create a list of foodie-friendly goals for the month of October and keep track of our progress

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October 02. 2017 | By | 0 comments

Appetizers, Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Recipes

Conrad’s Ceviche

Conrad Gonzales of Valle Fresh says his inspiration for this recipe came from a love of citrus-cured fish. He says, “Tuna, salmon, halibut, shrimp, scallops—I love playing with different flavors and textures of ceviche. I like a creamy and crunchy element in the form of avocado and fresh fried corn chips.” This particular recipe is

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October 01. 2016 | By Conrad Gonzales | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Farmers' Markets, Farmers' Markets, Farms and Ranches, Goleta, People, Places and Things, People, Places and Things

Gettin’ Down with Papaya Man

Photography by Erin Feinblatt It’s a busy June-gloom day at the Saturday Santa Barbara Farmers Market. Musicians are strumming and singing. The sweet smell of summer fruit fragrances the air. And Hawaiian native Damien “Papaya Man” Raquinio is tending his cornucopia of homegrown papayas with the help of Soleil (a sweet waif of a spirit

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October 01. 2016 | By Leslie A. Westbrook | 0 comments

Food, Local Challenge, Recipes, Main Dishes, Recipes

California Spiny Lobster Roll

Photo by Rosminah Brown California spiny lobster must be eaten fresh. If you have a fresh lobster and do not have time to eat it all that day, you can remove the tail and freeze it for later. Store the detached tail in a container of water, letting it freeze in the ice. Thaw it

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October 01. 2016 | By Rosminah Brown | 0 comments

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