Margo True

Recent Posts By Margo True

Build a Better Chicken Farm

We’ve been fans of Eatwell Farm for years. A 105-acre enterprise near Dixon, CA, it raises excellent organic produce and organic chickens on pasture. We raise our own chickens here at Sunset and have become very fond of them (and their eggs!) over the years, so we appreciate the care that owner Nigel Walker takes with his flock.

Rescue These Rare Heirloom Fruit and Nut Trees

Barnraiser, a very cool crowd-funding site devoted to healthy, sustainable food projects, has one up now that makes our hearts beat especially fast. Called “Eureka! Saving Heirloom Fruit & Nut Trees from the California Gold Rush,” it’s the passion project of Amigo Bob Cantisano, a legendary organic farmer in this state.

The Most Fertile Field in America

In our August issue, writer Janet Fletcher tells the story of how a cook at Berkeley’s Chez Panisse changed how we eat and cook in the San Francisco Bay Area—and beyond.

The Path to Grilled Pizza, with Michael Chiarello

For our May issue, celebrity chef Michael Chiarello grilled asparagus piadine—a type of pizza from Emilia-Romagna—in the courtyard of his Napa restaurant, Bottega. Here’s how the photo shoot (and video how-to) went down.