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Hi Stanford Inn’ers! (by Christa Blumenthal)

Hi Stanford Inn’ers! (by Christa Blumenthal)

My name is Christa, and I’ll be escaping the cold in my hometown of Philadelphia, PA for the next couple of months as an intern at the Inn by the Sea! I’m excited to share my experiences with you, all of the wonderful leisure and learning opportunities that the inn and nearby Mendocino have to…

Catch-a-Canoe: Upriver Adventures

Catch-a-Canoe: Upriver Adventures

Thursday morning I set out to explore Big River by canoe alongside Sebastian, my old college roommate (this was his first trip was to the North Coast!). We suited up at Catch-a-Canoe and started paddling. It’s no secret that Mendocino is full of natural beauty: the water, the trees, the headlands. This was all familiar—I’ve…

Recap: Garden-To-Table Cooking Class

Recap: Garden-To-Table Cooking Class

Last weekend I had the chance to participate in Chef Sadhana’s Garden-To-Table Cooking Class—it proved quite the culinary adventure. One of the special things about this particular class is that it didn’t start in the kitchen, but in the garden. Sadhana took us on a tour of the Inn’s gardens and encouraged us to handpick…

Top Five and a Farewell

Top Five and a Farewell

Woah! I can’t believe this is already my last post, and I’ve been at The Stanford Inn for eight weeks now. Time has absolutely flown. I’ll definitely miss the inn, and even more all of the people here that have made me feel at home. Of course, once I start feeling settled it’s time to…

Catch a Canoe

Catch a Canoe

Yesterday afternoon, Nathalie and I had plans to try out Catch a Canoe before I leave on Saturday! I can’t believe I’ve been here for over seven weeks already and have never actually gone out on the river. Nathalie is a culinary intern visiting for a few weeks before heading home (to Brazil!), and it’s…

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