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Behind the Bottle, Beyond the Barley

Beer. Barley. Hops. Yeast. Water. A beautiful science experiment so eloquently simple yet utterly profound. It has been said that fermentation does all the work, but our local brewers have created a community rich in talent.

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July 31. 2017 | By Rachel Hommel | 0 comments

Summer 2015

Wine Without Water

In Europe, wine grapes have been farmed without irrigation for thousands of years. In these regions, where every aspect of wine production is tightly regulated, the practice is outlawed under the belief that irrigation can be detrimental to quality. Some wine critics argue that using water as a substitute for rainfall is not a true

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September 20. 2015 | By Wil Fernandez | 0 comments

Summer 2015

A Cocktail Winner by a Nose

I’d like to argue that smoke is a flavor. After all, much of what we taste comes from our sense of smell, and even vegetarians can weaken at their knees if there’s the scent of bacon in the air. Tell me that’s not smoky pork calling to some basic desire we all have had since

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September 19. 2015 | By George Yatchisin | 0 comments

Summer 2015

Mediterranean Watermelon Salad

Surprisingly, watermelons are one of those crops that are less water-intensive to grow. And not surprisingly, it’s a popular salad ingredient all over the Mediterranean.

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September 18. 2015 | By | 0 comments

Summer 2015

Oh, Grow Up

Many summer vegetable plants tend to be on the big side, with each individual plant claiming a good-sized footprint on the earth. But if you’re cramped for space, consider going up instead.

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September 18. 2015 | By Joan S. Bolton | 0 comments

Summer 2015

The Good Lion

The farm-to-bar-cocktail aficionados now have another watering hole to call their own. The Good Lion is a dedicated cocktail lounge, and their focus is on making seasonal freshly crafted drinks using local and high-quality ingredients.

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July 06. 2015 | By | 0 comments

Summer 2017

Eat Local Challenge

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