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


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


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


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


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 […]