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Gleaning’s Roots Run Deep

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Gleaning is the ancient practice of collecting the remaining crop from the field after it has been harvested. Here’s the story of how I recently gleaned my ranch.

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The Taste of Local Festival 2016 Gallery

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Photos from Totally Local VC’s The Taste of Local Festival held in September 2016 at the Olivas Adobe Historical Park in Ventura.

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Dinner at the Cattle Ranch 2016 Gallery

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Photos from Totally Local VC’s Dinner at the Cattle Ranch held in August 2016 at Rancho Cañada Larga in Ventura.

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Meet the Rancher: Mike Williams of Diamond W Cattle Company

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Mike Williams of Diamond W Cattle Co is a true American cowboy. Courage, horsemanship, physical awareness, grit and gentlemanly manners – he’s got them all. And he’s local. Here’s his story.

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Dinner at the Avocado Orchard 2016 Gallery

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Photos from Totally Local VC’s Dinner at the Avocado Orchard held in June 2016 at Cummings Ranch in Santa Paula.

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Meet the Farmer: The Cummings Family – Five Generations of Farming

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The Cummings family have been local farmers since the 1870s – 5 generations! And they’re hosting the first of the 2016 Totally Local VC Farm-to-Fork Dinners.

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Dinner at the… 2016 Dinner Series

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, we added a 3rd dinner for this year – Dinner at the Pumpkin Patch! Thursday, October 13th.

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California Women for Agriculture 2016 Farm Day Photo Gallery

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Photos from the California Women of Agriculture (CWA) Farm Day held in May 2016 at Atlas School in Ventura.

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Did You Know… ? The Scary Dairy

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Did you know… that the Camarillo State Mental Hospital also housed a working dairy? It came to be known as the Scary Dairy. Get all the spooky details here.

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Today is National Beer Day. Let’s Celebrate.

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In celebration of the day in 1933 when the prohibition on beer was lifted, we look at how a small California brewery started the craft-brewed beer revolution. And list our 10 favorite local breweries.

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What’s All the Buzz About Honey Bees?

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Every third bite of food we take was likely pollinated by a honey bee. But there’s been a massive reduction in the honey bee population. We can help save them.

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