Fresh, local food year-round in the Sierra Foothills

THOUGH LEVELING OFF IN SOME other places, the fresh, local food movement—from farmers markets to farm-to-fork dining to organic grocers— is booming in our region and becoming a year-round passion. The movement has become an “economic engine” in its own right, diversifying our region’s economy. It stems from a desire to support local businesses and […]

The “Iron Chef” challenge of Sierra Nevada is September 1 at Tahoe

The Sierra Chef Challenge is just one of the many highlights of the 4th annual Sample the Sierra festival. The competition is now in its second year and has already become a crowd favorite. The “Iron Chef” of the Sierra Nevada region brings three top chefs together to compete head to head in a 45 […]