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.
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.
Medals for Metals
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.
Ag Traveler: Hitting the Farm Trail
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.
How Much Water?
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.