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‘Tis The Season

Posted by on Nov 23, 2012

‘Tis the season for gift giving. Why not consider a gift that gives something back to our community?

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Making The Foodie Scene

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012

You can find gourmands and perhaps a few undiscovered gems in lots of cities. But when it comes to cool towns, hip foods, local wines, beers and fresh and in-season, Ventura is truly making the scene. Food Scene that is.

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Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012

With Sandbox Coffeehouse, Ventura’s Todd Ryzow invites us to slow down and savor a slice of café life.

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Dinner at the… Returns for 2012!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012

Last year’s series was a great success. And what we have planned for this year is even better! World class cuisine and agriculture come together for fabulous evenings of fun and community.

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Wandering Forth In All Directions

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012

TLVC’s James Wapotich offers a chance to hike the pastoral byways of roads less traveled. First in a series of suggested trails.

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Thanks Berry Much

Posted by on Dec 3, 2011

The post-war boom crowned a new agriculture king: the Strawberry. Part 5 of our history of Gold Coast Agriculture.

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All’s Fair In Love And Gourds

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011

Dinner At the Pumpkin Patch wraps up the 2011 TLVC dining series with a bang.

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The Stalk Market Boom

Posted by on Oct 29, 2011

The crops that come to mind when discussing Ventura County agriculture are usually sweet and juicy, like strawberries or pixie tangerines. Or celery. Part 4 of our history of Gold Coast Agriculture.

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Splendid Fungus Among Us

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011

The California Mushroom Farm is Ventura’s largest employer and, contrary to popular belief, isn’t very stinky at all.

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The Golden Age

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011

Citrus and the rail set the stage for unprecedented stability. Part 3 of our history of Gold Coast Agriculture.

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And A Good Time Was Had By All

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011

TLVC’s “Dinner At the City” offered the locavore’s dream, and a bit of something for everyone.

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