SPRING 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS January 25, 2017March 7, 2013 by Edible Monterey Bay 4 GRIST FOR THE MILL 6 2013 LOCAL HEROES AND THE WINNERS ARE… Best Farm/Farmer Best Chef/Restaurant Best Food Purveyor Best Beverage Artisan Best Nonprofit Best Food Artisan EDIBLE NOTABLES Bantam Michael Pollan’s Cooked Mustard power A Fork in (River) Road 18 WHAT’S IN SEASON STINGING NETTLES Cultivated by Central Coast farmers and coveted by hip young chefs, an often reviled weed is also healthful and delicious 26 AT THE DAIRY GOAT GODDESSES Four local women bet their farms on the underappreciated goat 34 EDIBLE INSPIRATION GARBAGE TO GOLD Monterey Peninsula restaurateurs aim to go zero waste—and at the same time, fight global warming and turn their food scraps into green power, natural fertilizer 42 SUPER MARKETS NO JUNK FOOD HERE Scott Roseman and his New Leaf Community Markets 46 IN THE FIELDS THE PEZZINIS AND THEIR ARTICHOKES A farm makes its passage to a fourth generation 52 THE PRESERVATIONIST STRAWBERRIES Capturing the most pure and intense flavor of the inaugural fruit of spring 56 SPRING FARMERS’ MARKETS 59 DINE LOCAL GUIDE 69 EDIBLE MONTEREY BAY LOCAL SOURCE GUIDE/ MAP OF THE REGION 72 LAST CALL FOG’S END DISTILLERY Not your average hooch COVER PHOTOGRAPH Fish Princess Farm’s “Walle” by Geneva Liimatta CONTENTS PHOTOGRAPH Stinging nettles and ladybug at Serendipity Farms by Geneva Liimatta For recipes, visit our recipes tab or click here! About the author Edible Monterey Bay + posts At Edible Monterey Bay, our mission is to celebrate the local food cultures of Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties, season by season. Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Why Advertise in Edible Monterey Bay? Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Subscribe Now to Edible Monterey Bay magazine! Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Contact Info Edible Monterey Bay https://www.ediblemontereybay.com/author/ediblemontereybay/ Get your appetite ready!