Edible Monterey Bay

May 16, 2019 - How do you sum up 50 years of resounding success in a local food business? With a really great party, of course. And you’re invited to help celebrate Staff of Life’s 50thanniversary at the pioneering natural food store in Santa Cruz on Saturday, May 18 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm. A lot has ... continue reading
May 14, 2019 - Graduates of Monterey’s Middlebury Institute of International Studies are out to change the world—and that includes what’s on their plates. This Saturday, MIIS will host what’s believed to be the first-ever completely plant-based college graduation reception, with a variety of vegan delights ranging from sushi rolls to brownies, to be served to ... continue reading
May 7, 2019 - The much-anticipated opening of Vim Dining & Desserts on the westside of Santa Cruz may happen as soon as this weekend, and it has all the signs of being a culinary game changer for the neighborhood. Since acquiring the location in July, local rising-star chef Jesikah Stolaroff’s story is also one ... continue reading
May 7, 2019 - KORi Wines is truly a family affair with very local roots. Kori Violini, for whom the brand is named, has spent her whole life in the Santa Lucia Highlands, attending school in Gonzales. Growing up, she was involved in 4H, and started a breeding project to breed and show her own ... continue reading
Big Little Lies cast photo by Jennifer Clasen May 7, 2019 - There’s a moment that sums up the spirit of HBO's hit series Big Little Lies beautifully. It appears in the opening credits and trailers, but it contains none of its constellation of stars—no Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, Zöe ... continue reading
April 30, 2019 - The centerpiece of the new Aptos Village development opens tomorrow in the remodeled and re-positioned old Hihn Apple Barn, built in 1891. The Aptos New Leaf Community Market, first envisioned in 2001, may have historic walls and rafters, but inside it is brand new with sparkling shelves crammed with local produce and ... continue reading
April 30, 2019 - The iconic family farm, once common in the United States, used to be a unique form of livelihood, a blend of business and lifestyle. Many families earned a fair living specializing in something like dairy, selling milk through a cooperative, making sure everyone shared the small but adequate income. Then they ... continue reading
April 23, 2019 - An exciting new wine bar, shop and play space for wine lovers is set to open at the Carmel Crossroads shopping center on Mother’s Day weekend. The Annex by Industry Outlaw will be “funky, fun and super alternative,” according towine broker Ashleigh Hutchison, the mastermind behind the new venture. “It’s an unconventional space where ... continue reading
April 23, 2019 - When news broke that longtime La Posta chef Katherine Stern had left the beloved Santa Cruz restaurant, there were ripples of apprehension by many regular patrons of the place. Stern had built up a robust following in her time there, which was almost as long as the restaurant has been open ... continue reading
April 23, 2019 - Ag Against Hunger—the Salinas nonprofit that for more than a quarter-century has distributed millions of pounds of surplus fresh produce to West Coast food programs—has been adopted as a core program of the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation. AAH’s program manager Alicia Cask will join the Grower-Shipper Association staff, where she will work alongside ... continue reading