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Episode 912
From table scraps to compost facility - food compost is made and used to grow safe, nutrient rich crops in farms around California. These crops make their way back to the table, which closes the full circle of this recycling process. Food and Lifestyle Expert Laura McIntosh and Tony Baker of Montrio Bistro in Monterey, demonstrate how easy it is to cook and eat an artichoke. Meet the 2nd generation Ceja Family and see how they're producing award-winning wine one grape at a time. Plus, the California restaurant serving up organic and healthy fast food. Master Gardener Kristine Hanson gives tips on keeping your Geraniums looking beautiful.

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Four Course Compost

Four Course Compost  Watch Video
From table scraps to compost facility - food compost is made and used to grow safe, nutrient rich crops in farms around California. These crops make their way back to the table, which closes the full circle of this recycling process.

Bringing It Home: Fire Roasted Artichoke with Charmoula Mayonnaise  Bringing It Home: Fire Roasted Ocean Mist Farms Artichoke with Charmoula Mayonnaise   Watch Video
Food and Lifestyle Expert Laura McIntosh and Tony Baker of Montrio Bistro in Monterey, demonstrate how easy it is to cook and eat an artichoke. Don’t be intimidated by the vegetable, learn how to roast one over hot coals.
Fit Fast Food 

Fit Fast Food   Watch Video
Jason Brown and a few of his friends and colleagues were tired of only finding fast, unhealthy, fattening food as an option while working or on the go. Brown and his friends say they were inspired to start his company "Organic To Go" after getting a mediocre unhealthy boxed lunch during a business meeting–and ironically, the meeting was about organic food!

Heritage of our Heartland: Field of Dreams 

Heritage of Our Heartland: Field of Dreams  Watch Video
In the words of Ceja Vineyards CEO, Amelia Moran Ceja, "the family's business represents the present and future of the wine industry." But it’s the story of their past which has set them up so perfectly for success.

Homegrown: Gorgeous Geraniums Homegrown: Gorgeous Geraniums Watch Video
Master Gardener, Kristine Hanson shows how easy it is to grow and maintain beautiful geraniums! There are so many types, even scented geraniums! See how these plants can add gorgeous color to your landscape.
 
 
   

 

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