Start Them Young

UNR engagement outreach coordinator finds joy in the kitchen with her son. For KaPreace Young, the best part of cooking is getting in the kitchen with her 6-year-old son, Zaccai, […]

Busiest chef in town

Renown’s kitchen staff was stretched thin during the pandemic. In March 2020, the COVID-19 virus threatened to overwhelm hospitals across the nation. Justin Bart, executive chef at Renown Health in […]

Brilliant Minds at UNR

How University of Nevada, Reno researchers are improving the way the world eats. Scientific research is a realm of complexities, where finding answers often leads to more questions. Thanks to […]

Where Friendship Blooms

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Roots of the Sierra Desert Garden Club go back 40 years. Whether they’re learning about the best ways to grow and build their gardens, traveling to flower shows across the […]

Kitchen Share

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Truckee’s first commercial, co-working space increases camaraderie among area chefs. It was time. Despite being located in an area teeming with culinary talent, until recently, many Tahoe-area chefs struggled to […]

Tea Towels

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Tea towels offer an easy surface for creativity and décor. The humble tea towel may not be so humble at all. “A cute tea towel can make your whole kitchen,” […]

Homemade Ice Cream

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Tips from a dad who’s discovered homemade ice cream can be fun and easy as child’s play. Got milk? How about cream? June just happens to be National Dairy Month, […]

Farm Share

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What to expect when you join a CSA.   Community-supported agriculture, or CSA, programs, in which you pay up front for a season-long subscription to farm-fresh produce, have been available […]

kings of meat

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Four Northern Nevada families share how they became meat masters. Nevada’s vast expanses of land have been attracting ranchers for centuries. In 2014, the Nevada Department of Agriculture reported that […]


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Community shares family’s passion for pumpkins. Amid the verdant Sierra Valley, a solitary acre produces joy for hundreds of people each October. Going into its sixth year, Li’l Meg’s Pumpkin […]