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Always In Season

California-grown food & wine

Discover Farms, Ranches, and Locally Grown Foods
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California: Culinary

From almonds and olives up north to avocados, oranges, and dates in South, the Golden State has a crop (or 10) for nearly every stretch of terrain. After all,...

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California: Culinary

Juicy heirloom tomatoes and just-picked strawberries. Super-sweet peaches shaped like mini UFOs. Artisanal cheeses, emerald-green olive oils, local wildflower honey—...

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Always in Season: Animal

Meat’s the star at this L.A. restaurant—but local produce shines too

With a restaurant name the conjures up meat, meat, and more meat, it’s surprising—and intriguing—to learn that the chefs behind Animal, the urban-...

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Always in Season: Tomatoes

Find out why—and where—you can find this crop almost year-round

In California, tomatoes are as synonymous with summer as bikinis on the beach. Big and juicy beefsteaks, flavorful Romas, sweet cherry varieties,...

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Always in Season: Cherries

Get the inside scoop on cherries from a third-generation farmer

It’s easy to speed through the Central Valley, rolling along the farm-bounded straightaways of U.S. 99 or Interstate 5. But take the country roads...

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Always In Season: Quince

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Chef Michael Tusk works with local farmers to find the freshest ingredients

As a young chef traveling and cooking through Europe, Michael Tusk discovered the value of high-quality ingredients. That concept was...