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Spring 2009

Spring 2009

A Culinary Journey Through a Spring Garden

by Pascale Beale-Groom The drizzle and sometimes-gray sky of winter is fading behind us, mirroring an ebbing tide, retreating into the distance. Left in the tide’s wake are all sorts of ocean-going creatures that take this twice-daily break as an opportunity to hunt for food or doze in the pools. The turn of the season is

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September 21. 2009 | By | 0 comments

Spring 2009

The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens

Even on that rare rainy Santa Barbara day, the Fairview Gardens CSA (community-supported agriculture produce subscription program) distribution goes on undisturbed. Bordered by the busy Fairview Avenue, Goleta Library and a prolific subdivision, Fairview Gardens has remained farmland for over 100 years. To the side of the produce stand with its familiar green and white

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September 21. 2009 | By Elizabeth Goffin | 0 comments

Spring 2009

Edible Heroes

Doug Hagensen to the Rescue by Nancy Oster As I look out my kitchen window at a tree full of ripening kumquats, I’m wondering what I’ll do when they all ripen at once. How could I possibly use that many kumquats in a month, or even a year? Sure I’ll make some marmalade, but how

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Spring 2009

The Edible Garden

Great Annual Herbs by Joan S. Bolton Growing annual herbs from seed is one of the easiest, most rewarding tasks you can tackle in the garden. Annual herbs grow fast. In a matter of weeks you’ll be able to snip your first flavorful leaves. From seed you’ll find a greater selection than from transplants, and

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Spring 2009

Edible Notables

OstrichLand USA A cross between a gift shop and a petting zoo, OstrichLand USA in Buellton is also a great stop for some unusual food finds. With over 50 ostriches and emus, visitors are invited to feed the animals, take photos or just pick up something for dinner. Fresh Ostrich and Emu Eggs Ostrich eggs

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September 14. 2009 | By | 0 comments

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Spring 2009

Spring 2009

spring edible SANTA BARBARA TABLE OF CONTENTS For access to the full magazine, please subscribe or pick up a copy from one of our advertisers. 2 FOOD FOR THOUGHT 4 EDIBLE NOTABLES 6 IN SEASON AND SEASONAL RECIPES 11 THE EDIBLE GARDEN: GREAT ANNUAL HERBS 12 EDIBLE VOICES: RELISHING THE RADISH 14 EDIBLE HEROES: DOUG

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August 25. 2009 | By | 0 comments