Fresh off the 101: The farmers’ market trail

Fresh off the 101: The farmers’ market trail

By Don Sonderling

Living in California, we are blessed to be surrounded by an agricultural breadbasket that nourishes the nation. The Central Coast offers a gateway to this abundance, with more than 30 farmers’ markets. These markets are a haven of fresh, crisp, and healthy produce, cheeses, baked goods, seafood, and other delectable treats. As you embark on a journey along the Central Coast farmers’ market trail, take a deep breath; the air is infused with the sweet scent of flowers and summer stone fruits, a tantalizing invitation to stock up on our locally-grown apricots, peaches, plums, and more. Imagine the burst of flavor as you sink your teeth into that first succulent peach or apricot of summer!

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Cream of the Carp: A day in Carpinteria

Cream of the Carp: A day in Carpinteria

Carpinteria may just be one of California’s best kept secrets. Join Kerstin Kuhn as she explores the best of one of our favorite little beach towns along the Central Coast.
By Kerstin Kuhn

If there’s one thing California is renowned for across the globe, it’s the iconic coastline and laid-back beach lifestyle. From the rugged beauty of the Northern Coast to the legendary surf breaks of Southern California, our Golden State is a treasure trove of seaside attractions with dramatic cliffs, pristine beaches, and enchanting little beach towns dotted along the way.

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