Edible Monterey Bay

SPRING 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS

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4GRIST FOR THE MILL
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
56SPRING FARMERS’ MARKETS
59DINE LOCAL GUIDE
69EDIBLE 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
  

 

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