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California Heartland’s Chris Burrous meets ranchers turned conservationists and conservationists turned cowboys - two groups who share the common goal of preserving California’s open spaces. Laura and guest chef Tony Baker from Montrio Bistro in Monterey toss up some Salinas Valley Greens with Asparagus, prosciutto and fresh shaved parmesan cheese. We hit the El Dorado Trail where you can go wine, berry and chocolate tasting all in one afternoon. Master Gardener Fred Hoffman gets to the root of problems in your yard. Find out how much water your plants really need to stay healthy.

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Conservation Cowboys

Conservation Cowboys  Watch Video
Chris Burrous meets traditional cattle rancher turned conservationist, Marden Wilber. Marden discovered conservation banking when a chunk of his grazing operation wasn't suitable for conversion to vineyards.

Bringing It Home: Greens with Asparagus, Crispy Prosciutto and Shaved Parmesan Cheese Bringing It Home: Greens with Asparagus, Crispy Prosciutto and Shaved Parmesan Cheese  Watch Video
Laura and guest chef Tony Baker from Montrio Bistro in Monterey toss up some Salinas Valley Greens with Asparagus, prosciutto and fresh shaved parmesan cheese.
Trading Metals for Medals

Trading Medals for Metals   Watch Video
When a decorated U.S. Marine, honored three-times for valor and heroism in the line of duty, retires from a long and distinguished military career – it's safe to say said Marine has earned a break! However, for Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Foldberg of Atascadero, California, military retirement was a green light for a second career as a Farrier.

The Ag Traveler: Hitting the Farm Trail

The Ag Traveler: Hitting the Farm Trail  Watch Video
El Dorado County modern history has grown beyond the Gold Rush era to a thriving agri-tourism economy. To help visitors find their way, the food producers have developed an “El Dorado County Farm Trails” guide to help visitors traverse what experts say is one of the state’s premiere farm trails.

Homegrown: How Much Water? Homegrown: How Much Water? Watch Video
Master Gardener, Fred Hoffman gives tips on how little or how much water your plants need. Over watering or under watering can kill plants and lawns, find out how much is the right amount.
 
 
   

 

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