Local Food News

Word of Mouth Magazine- Winter 2019

January 16th, 2019|Local Food News, Local Food Resources|

Cold Weather Options for Minimalist, Moderate, or Maximized Gardens by Torrey Douglass Excellent gardeners have always impressed me beyond measure. I’m amazed at how they can stick their hands in the dirt and, a few months later, pull out something beautiful or edible (often both). They are magicians of seed and soil, weaving spells with [...]

36th Annual Winter Abundance Seed & Scion Exchange

January 16th, 2019|Local Food Events, Local Food News, Local Food Resources|

Mendocino Permaculture’s 36th Annual Winter Abundance Workshop Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fairgrounds in Boonville Seed, Scion & Cutting Exchange with Hands-on Fruit Tree Grafting Admission, classes, seeds, cuttings, scion wood All Free Free classes all day on tree & vine propagation; how to grow your own food; [...]

C’mon Home To Eat- Eat Local October 2018

October 1st, 2018|Local Food Events, Local Food News, Local Food Resources|

How Local Can You Go? Eating local food is highly nutritious, saves packaging, comes from a known source, enriches community ties, supports the local economy, and saves fossil fuel.  C’mon Home to Eat in October is a challenge to each of you, while the harvest is at its peak, to try more local food, invest [...]

A Midsummer Night’s Feast: 4th Annual Good Farm Fund Benefit

July 17th, 2018|Local Food Events, Local Food News|

A Midsummer Night’s Feast – Good Farm Fund 4th Annual Benefit at Yokayo Ranch This event has become the most beloved farm-to-table experience of the summer! A Midsummer Night’s Feast is a fabulous showcase of our region’s best food & culinary talent, featuring the people who feed our community, from shovel to fork. Buy tickets [...]

Word Of Mouth Magazine- Summer 2018

June 30th, 2018|Farm Stories, Local Food News, Local Food Resources|

Farming with Flower Power in Laytonville by Ree Slocum It was a wet spring morning when I met Irene Engber, owner of Irene’s Garden, at her 10-acre, organic certified vegetable farm located at Black Oak Ranch outside of Laytonville. Just prior to our interview, she gave some last minute instructions to her employees. Beka was [...]

6th Annual North Coast Farmers’ Convergence

February 10th, 2018|Local Food News|

A New & Expanded Farmers' Convergence This annual event brings together food producers from Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma counties, along with local agencies and organizations that serve the food and farming community of Northern California. Local farmers, ranchers, food producers, retailers, advocates, and support organizations from across the region will come together at Ridgewood [...]

Winter Abundance Workshop 2018: Seed and Scion Exchange

February 10th, 2018|Local Food Events, Local Food News, Local Food Resources|

Mendocino Permaculture’s 35th Annual Winter Abundance Workshop Saturday February 10, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fairgrounds in Boonville Seed & Scion Exchange Free classes all daySCHEDULE OF EVENTS — Rain or Shine 9:00 – 4:00 Open exchange – Scions, seeds, cuttings, herbs & selection advice.