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Perfect Pairs Summer 2019

BBQ SEASON It’s summertime and that means pulling out the grill for some lazy dinners on the deck or easy dinner parties for a crowd. But what to pair with that delicious charred meat? We turned to Ed Ferencik of Butcher’s...

Summer Markets

Summer produce tastes delicious, but is also fun to buy—especially when you ditch Safeway for an evening of art, music and kids’ activities instead. This time of year, you almost feel sorry for anyone who doesn’t live here. Delectable...

From Their Garden to Your Table

Saturday mornings in the summer are made for farmers’ markets. Perusing the vibrant bounty of local harvests inspires healthy living and innovative dishes. Debora and Leo Chapman, of Chapman Family Farms, are on hand every week at the Nevada...

Rideable Art

Artisans’ masterpieces are usually displayed in a museum, home or business. But Garrett Villanueva’s masterpieces are displayed on the water. That’s because he creates standup paddleboards made from wood. Most SUPs are constructed from fiberglass and epoxy. It takes Villanueva more...

Q&A with Reno Aces’ Cody Decker

Summer is baseball, so SL’s Matthew Bieker sat down with a local player to hear about the Aces’ season so far. In your own words, what’s your career been like? A cautionary tale. Don’t do this. When I was...

Locally Sourced Summer 2019

It’s summer in the Sierra! Meet a local baseball player and hear what he has to say about his sport and his team. Discover the backstory of an artist who creates functional paddleboards. Learn why a father-and-son barbecue restaurant...

The Buzz About Hidden Valley Honey

Spring is honey season—find out how local honey is produced and where to buy some. Most people see a swarm of bees in their yard and run for the can of pesticide. Not the Foster family. In 1997, when...

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Perfect Pairs Summer 2019

BBQ SEASON It’s summertime and that means pulling out the grill for some lazy dinners on the deck or easy dinner parties for a crowd. But what to pair with that delicious charred meat? We turned to Ed Ferencik of Butcher’s Kitchen Char-B-Que, which he co-owns with his father, also named...
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Summer Markets

Summer produce tastes delicious, but is also fun to buy—especially when you ditch Safeway for an evening of art, music and kids’ activities instead. This time of year, you almost feel sorry for anyone who doesn’t live here. Delectable berries, corn, tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, peaches, watermelon—you name it, we...
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From Their Garden to Your Table

Saturday mornings in the summer are made for farmers’ markets. Perusing the vibrant bounty of local harvests inspires healthy living and innovative dishes. Debora and Leo Chapman, of Chapman Family Farms, are on hand every week at the Nevada City market to give guidance and fresh ideas to shoppers...