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Stories from Michele Anna Jordan

Fresh from our markets: Holiday won't affect Saturday farm markets

You can still head out to the farmer's market on the 4th of July before the fireworks begin that night.

Pairing: Zin for your 4th of July burger

The bold exuberance and meaty quality of Bogle Vineyards Old Vine Zin makes it an extraordinary match for gourmet burgers.

Seasonal Pantry: Celebrate the 4th with a sandwich

Skip the traditional holiday grilling and try a 'Downton Abbey'-inspired sandwich and salad instead.

Fresh from Our Farmers: Old Seeder Farm gets Skall scholarship

Meagan and Brady Schalich of Old Seeder Farm became the second recipients of the Nancy Skall Middleton Farm Memorial Scholarship.

Pairing: Chardonnay with smoked salmon

This ripe fruit aroma of this week’s wine pick pairs perfectly with foods like today’s recipe of corn custard with smoked salmon.

Seasonal Pantry: How to use ancient, evocative bay

Bay leaves fills a hole in simple dishes with its strong flavoring.

Fresh from Our Farmers: Bodega market brings freshness to the coast

The Bodega Bay Community Farmers Market bringa fresh local produce, pastured eggs and meats, local cheeses and more to the coastal community.

Pairing: Pinot noir with eggplant ‘meatballs’

This pinot noir is excellent with earthy grains and legumes, black olives, root vegetables and eggplant.

Seasonal Pantry: Versatile Romanesco zucchini

Take advantage of the fruitful squash with these delicious recipes.

Fresh from Our Farmers: It’s berry season!

A cornucopia of fresh berries awaits fruit lovers at local farmers markets.

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