Sentient Rights

Wild mammals now comprisie just 4% of the earth’s mammalian biomass. The rest is livestock, people, and pets (in that order). Brids of prey are swiftly disappearing from the world’s skies. Every sentient creature, whether predator or prey, is entitled to the integrity of its own nature. If we are to consider ourselves humane, humanity […]

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Divina Lucia

  The Santa Lucia Highlands are one of the crown jewels of California viticulture. The appellation encompasses over 6,000 acres of vineyards, most of which are planted on verdant elevated southeast-facing terraces not far from the Monterey Bay. Spanish missionaries were the first to realize that these wind-swept hills were ideal for viticulture. Today, the […]

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Heirloom Art

The work of artists inspired to celebrate biodiversity will be on display at the Art of the Heirloom exhibition at the National Heirloom Expo. Held each September in Northern California, the Expo is a gathering of gardeners, food activists, educators, and farmers from around the country offering sources and lectures on heirloom seeds, the threat […]

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Bay Area Brews

     Postponed by the pandemic, the Cider Summit will return to San Francisco’s Presidio on Saturday, October 17th 2021 for its 7th annual showcase of Northern California’s craft ciders. The tasting festival was created as a way to expose cider lovers both near and far to artisanal cideries and cider houses in Northern California.   […]

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