Long Horns and Lean Beef
Eight years ago David and Kristine Beck took a family vacation to the Grand Canyon where David saw a large set of horns in a bar. The horns continued to come up in conversation as something that would be great to have over their mantel, and Kristine describes David as having had “horn envy.”
Marijuana and Its Effect on Ag
It’s that time of year again for many of us to start ramping up for harvest and working toward bringing in our crops. For many people it will be just another day as the cows will still need milking and eggs still need collecting from our chickens.
Joe Judge and Giving Back
Joe Judge and his wife Gail live in Bennett Valley where they have 10 acres of grapes and raise beef for their consumption. Judge is the current President of the Bennett Valley Grape Growers and a past commissioner for the Sonoma County Winegrowers.
Kale Caesar Salad
We love Caesar Salad and using baby kale instead of Romaine gives it a boost of healthy nutrients. We also like to toss any leftover dressing with grilled vegetables. Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables around and with this exciting recipe you will find a great new way to incorporate it into your diet!
Farm Bureau Wine Discounts
Take a look at Sonoma County Farm Bureau's Member Only Wine Discount Program. Download the PDF page and take it when you taste.
102 Awards Presented
Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County and Sonoma County Fair hosted the Awards Dinner on August 5. More than 700 exhibitors, parents, teachers and leaders attended the event. 102 awards were presented to fair livestock exhibitors showing both breeding and market projects.
Measure M…Still Bad Policy
I am confident that many civic-minded citizens are aware that election season is now building toward Nov. 8, the last day to participate. Labor Day is the traditional day that campaigns increase their activity to gain support for a candidate or a cause.
Novavine is a leading provider of young grapevines, grafting more than 6.5 million vines a year. Novavine also sold more than 50,000 olive trees in the last year. The grapevine nursery was founded by Milton and Ellen Heath in 1996 and incorporated in 1997.
Gravenstein Apple Fair
The Gravenstein Apple Fair was held on the second weekend in August drawing an estimated 15,000 guests – 7,000 on Saturday and 8,000 on Sunday. The Apple Fair, started in 1910, is produced by Sonoma County Farm Trails and held at Ragle Ranch Park in Sebastopol.
SCFB Business Members
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture.