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Shopping with the Chef

Shopping with the Chef

City Pickers

City Pickers

The Bounty Hunter

The Bounty Hunter

James Beard Award-nominated blogger ex-traordinaire Hank Shaw is one of the country’s biggest champions of locally sourced food, from fowl to fish and mushrooms to edible weeds. Here’s why the Orangevale-based food writer decided to put down roots (and pick them!) right here.

A Winters Tale

A Winters Tale

As the son of one of the most controversial figures in American history, Craig McNamara grew up in the presence of presidents and others who helped shape our world. Now, from his organic walnut farm in Winters, he’s shaping the future of our state by trying to feed the millions of Californians who don’t have enough to eat, and by nurturing the next generation of farmers. Oh, and by helping his son grow hops for really cool Sacramento craft beer.

A Blast from the Past

A Blast from the Past

Ray's Day

Ray's Day

Style Watch

Style Watch

Brau Wow

Brau Wow

Musician Jackie  Greene

Musician Jackie Greene

He’s with the band: When The Black Crowes kick off their new U.S. tour on April 2, Jackie Greene will be joining the legendary rock group on stage as a guitarist and backup vocalist. We catch up with the singer-songwriter about hitting the road with the Crowes, growing up in the foothills, moonlighting as an artist, and why Picasso is the Bob Dylan of painting.

A Fork in the River

A Fork in the River

Inside Issue 39

Inside Issue 39

Almond Joy

Almond Joy