more about: Local food

The Perfect Autumn Getaway: Ashland, Oregon

Early autumn in Ashland may be the best time of year to visit the southern Oregon town: The leaves are turning, and this year, its legendary Shakespeare fest is as lively as ever. We sent writer Christopher Hall to check it out. Here are his picks for the five perfect components to an autumn Ashland visit. Play time During the first season of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival 80 years ago, […]

Summer Grilling, The Great Outdoors Cookbook, and Chino Farms

We’re very excited about our next book signing, because the food is going to be amazing. And you’re invited.

LA’s edibles rooftop

When direct from the farm wasn’t fresh enough for Chef John Sedlar of LA’s Playa, he decided to grow their own–on the roof.

Cool tool: The Atlas of Food

How many acres of vegetables are harvested in your area? Another cool tool to see how the West rules is The Food Environment Atlas. Idaho, California, Washington and Oregon—and okay, we’ll admit it, parts of Florida—score high on number of acres harvested for vegetables. How do people survive in other places? Do they eat? Oh, right, it comes in by […]