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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…

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…

Mendocino County – A State of Mind | Sustainability

Mendocino County is beautiful – stretching from forested mountains overlooking river valley vineyards to the rugged Coast. The coast itself is a study in contrasts – from the banana-belt in the south to the foggy redwood forests in the north with sweeping beaches, lighthouses and historic villages. In many respects Mendocino County is a “sustainable…

Wild Fires Gone

Wild fires are out in Mendocino County! The Coast was clear throughout the long ordeal that began on the summer solstice. We drove through Mendocino County’s wine country and it is beautiful. Along Highway 128 and our other major roads, the vines are vigorous and healthy and there is no visible damage to the forests…

Mendocino Firsts – GMO’s; Organics, and Sustainable Practices Mendocino County Firsts Mendocino County was the first county within the United States to ban growing genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). Mendocino County also boasts the oldest organic winery in the United States, Lolonis Winery in Redwood Valley – http://www.lolonis.com/. The County is home to the Stanford Inn…

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