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Farmer Vic – Ag’s Goodwill Ambassador

This old farm is the best show in town, attracting visitors from around the world who have come to know “Farmer Vic” as the kindly keeper of a menagerie of feathered and hooved critters in pastures along Shiloh Road in Windsor. MORE

2013 Sonoma County Equine Survey Being Conducted Online

The Sonoma County Horse Council (SCHC), an important partner to Sonoma County Farm Bureau, is counting on every local horse owner to participate in Sonoma State University’s equestrian funded 2013-14 Online Survey of Sonoma County’s Equine Industry. MORE

Smashed Prawn Risotto

I recently had the opportunity to meet Dan Magnuson of Soda Rock Farms in Healdsburg and taste some of his heirloom tomatoes. It all began when I invited Jennifer Hedgpeth, owner of SMASH Foods co., to be a guest on “Cooking With Laurie” TV show. MORE

Combating Illegal Dumping Harvest Fair

You’ve all seen it: A ragged broken sofa, rusted appliance, mounds of torn trash bags overflowing with household garbage piled along the side of a road. It’s an unsightly mess, illegal and a major problem for property owners in rural Sonoma County. Here are some tips to prevent the nuisance on your own land. MORE

Tom Gore Honored for Dedication to Viticulture at the Harvest Fair

Some people are born with certain talents and instincts, Tom Gore is one of those people. Tom was born and raised in Alexander Valley where his father, Tom Sr., was a vineyard manager and partner in Vyborny Vineyard Management. MORE

Santa Rosa Farmers Market – Sonoma County’s True Original

The bounty of Sonoma County –and beyond – is on spectacular display every Wednesday and Saturday at the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market, which has been supplying homegrown fruits and veggies to local shoppers for the last 46 years. MORE

Tyler Klick Named Outstanding Young Farmer by the Sonoma County Harvest Fair

Tyler Klick literally stomped his first grapes at his family’s Lake County vineyard when he was just six years old. To take a break from their logging and lumber business in Mendocino County, each summer Klick and his family would spend time at their vineyard where they would take to wine making the old-fashioned way, with the kids being the premier grape stompers. MORE

Cooking with Laurie – Tequila Fuego Wrap Neve Flowers

Those of you who know me, know that I love FiRE…lighting food on fire at the dining table always seems to impress. This idea hit me like a lightning bolt…why not melt my cheese with FlAMiNG Tequila?! This recipe was created by me for the upcoming “First Annual World Wrapped Cooking Competition” held during the Sonoma County Harvest Fair. MORE

4-H Foundation BBQ Beats the Rain and Raises Record Revenues

Rain showers left organizers of the 4-H Foundation of Sonoma County’s BBQ and “Fun”draiser a bit bewildered for a time but miraculously the clouds parted and the sun came out, setting the stage for a fantastic event that raised more than $100,000 in net proceeds. MORE

Help for Property Owners with Unregistered Ponds in Sonoma & Marin Counties

This past year the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Division of Water Rights began the process of registering ponds on the north coast. Property owners in Marin, Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt and Napa counties were notified that as owners of surface water ponds they were required to register the pond for use or seek an appropriative water right. MORE

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