Ted Dawson’s Mountain Wintu Herbs Honors Plants and Customs
Indigenous healing traditions often embrace an entire ecosystem, encompassing a wide range of holistic treatments, interlacing a multitude of beliefs and customs.
Bringing his own … Read More
When the seasons change and you want to fondly remember those soft summer nights with the comforting flavor of food fresh off the grill, smoked salts are a great answer.
It’s a great time of year, these days between late spring and early summer when the … Read More
Eighty years ago this past spring, as Leonard Shubert drove the tree lined Esplanade in Chico, he knew he had found a home for himself and for his ice cream parlor. Shubert made a bold decision to leave frigid Montana, where his work as an … Read More
PHOTOS BY STEPHEN DAVID CALDES
Like any good home cook, when throwing a dinner party or a casual barbeque, I strive to create inviting and unfussy dishes that welcome my guests yet still elevate the aff air and … Read More
The Fruits of Summer
This is the time of year when sunshine is bursting in the flesh of sweet sweet fruit. Sunlight muscles out the darkness of night, and we have more time for all the things on our never-ending to-do list. One thing I always … Read More
Oyster Farms Yield Many of the Mollusks and Invite Visitors
“These oyster farmers do more good for the environment by accident than most people do intentionally.” —California Congressman Mike Thompson
While the federal government busies itself retrogressively … Read More
Summer is juicy, and social, and the epicenter of abundance.
Sometimes I feel that all the weeks and months of the year are just a count down until summer. Summer is time’s destination. My spirit looks forward to it so much. It is as … Read More
A trove of seasonal treats from our community on Instagram
A Mid-Winter Special
Grow Your Salad
@BACIO_CHICO’s Beautiful Finger Food
Farmers’ Market Barter Booty
Vineyard Find@LIVEVINEWINES… Read More
In need of sustenance after a long, hot day in Redding I popped into Mimi Grace Café for some lunch and to re-charge my coffee batteries. It’s the kind of place you go when you want to eat something that hits all your notes but doesn’t leave you feeling bad … Read More