Edible Education – From Shovel to Shelf

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edible education FROM SHOVEL TO SHELF Douglas High School’s ag program offers full-circle experience. WRITTEN BY HEIDI BETHEL PHOTOS BY CANDICE NYANDO A lot goes into running a farm, especially when you […]

Chef’s Table – Drunken Monkey

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chefs table SUSHI IN THE SIERRA Drunken Monkey has destination-worthy status. WRITTEN BY SANDRA MACIASPHOTOS BY SHEA EVANS When a sushi restaurant in Truckee makes news beyond Donner Pass, it’s […]

Meet the Rancher – A Knack for Yaks

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meet the rancher A KNACK FOR YAKS Sierra Valley ranchers raise an ancient, distinctive breed. WRITTEN BY CHRISTINA NELLEMANNPHOTOS BY CANDICE NYANDO With their charming faces, luscious hairstyles crowned by […]

Edible Notables – The Great Pumpkin

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edible notables THE GREAT PUMPKIN Reno sculptor creates 10,000-pound masterpiece. WRITTEN BY ANN LINDEMANNPHOTO BY PETER HAZEL Although Mathias Willemijns of Belgium earned the Guinness World Record for heaviest pumpkin […]

Meet the Farmer – A Taste of History

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meet the farmer A TASTE OF HISTORY Project restores local heritage apple groves. WRITTEN BY KELSEY FITZGERALD PHOTOS BY CANDICE NYANDO Bill Murphy-Sharp is passionate about preserving a piece of […]

Edible Notables – Back to Basics

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edible notables BACK TO BASICS Homesteading club revives traditional skills. WRITTEN BY KELSEY FITZGERALD PHOTOS BY CANDICE NYANDO For many people, the term homesteading evokes images of Little House on […]

Drink Tank – Vintner Ambition

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drink tank VINTNER AMBITION Home winemakers flourish in Reno-Tahoe. WRITTEN BY HEIDI BETHEL PHOTOS BY SHAUN HUNTER Gone are the days of stomping grapes in a giant vat with the likes […]

Edible Notables – ONGI ETORRI

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edible notables ONGI ETORRI Reno Basque Club welcomes 50 years of culture. WRITTEN BY CHRISTINA NELLEMANNPHOTOS BY CANDICE NYANDO With traditional food, colorful dances, and even a war-cry contest, the […]

Edible Garden – Bedding Down

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edible garden BEDDING DOWN Tips for winterizing your high-desert garden. WRITTEN BY KURT BICKELPHOTOS BY SHAUN HUNTER Fall in the Sierra is predictably unpredictable. It might show up as a […]

Edible Notables – Brats and Brews

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edible notables BRATS AND BREWS Oktoberfests offer Bavarian food, music, and, of course, plenty of beer. WRITTEN BY ANN LINDEMANNPHOTO BY MATT PALMER, SQUAW VALLEY ALPINE MEADOWS It seems one […]