You’ll get nothing but friendly service from Givens Farms at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market or at the Hollywood Farmers Market on Ivar.
For those of us who don’t have a green thumb, lets not give up hope. Look at these sweet blooms! I hear they’re low maintenance. I haven’t bought any, as I just managed to kill three potted plants of herbs, but I’m warming up to trying again…
My recent day trip to Santa Barbara included a quick drive-by a lavender farm, hoping to snatch a pouch of this aromatic flower or maybe some oil. Upon my arrival, there was a quiet stillness in the air… though quite peaceful, there weren’t any blooms to tickle my senses. (I seem to forget that there’s […]
I stopped at the Hollywood Farmers Market a couple of weeks ago and recognized a familiar face that I had seen at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market — Rancho La Viña. The decadent walnut oil they sell, La Nogalera Walnut Oil, is unique, rich and so nutty, I can’t wait to put a recipe together… or […]
I’ve been on a hiatus with my postings. As much as I would like to say I was on a sabbatical, my only reason is that life and work proceeded to take over my hours until I finally looked at the calendar and realized 2011 is of yesteryear. Clearly seeing that I needed to take […]