Ventura County's Support-Local Program
Posted by Kat Merrick on May 13, 2014
Totally Local VC's Kat Merrick discusses what it takes to work successfully as part of a team. Including dealing with when the process goes horribly wrong.
Posted by Totally Local VC on Apr 21, 2014
Here’s a look at what we're planning for this year's innovative dinner series that promotes Ventura County’s world-class agriculture and cuisine.
Posted by Chris Sayer on Jan 31, 2014
Though seemingly commonplace, droughts are a natural disaster with real consequences. Signs of the drought’s impact are already showing up here.
Posted by Kat Merrick on Jan 12, 2014
Growing up, I was not one of the attractive girls. Like so many, I endured teasing, taunting and bullying from, sadly, other girls. So what can we do now?
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Photos from Totally Local VC's Dinner At The Adobe held in June 2014 at the historic Olivas Adobe in Ventura.
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The 4th annual Ventura Music Week runs from June 5th through June15th. And the town is going to rock!
Photos from the Ventura Beach Festival held in May 2014 at San Buenaventura State Beach
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Totally Local VC would like to say a special "thanks" to Friends of Channel Coast State Parks and all those that made the 2014 Ventura Beach Festival a big success.
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The Totally Local VC founder provides insight into her obsession with our county during a recent interview.
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Like a fine wine, Ventura’s hip Four Brix Winery starts to mature. This is their story.
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A day to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by American agriculture. And we give special thanks to our Ventura County agriculture industry.
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Did You Know… ? #006 Local Farming
Did you know… that about 1/3 of all US farms are located within metropolitan areas? Learn more fun facts and where to find local Farmers' Markets and CSAs. Read more...
Did You Know… ? #002 Ventura’s Name
Did you know... that Southern Pacific Railroad caused the name change of the city of San Buenaventura to Ventura? Find out why. Read more...
Did You Know… ? #018 Lighthouses
Did you know… that two lighthouses have been illuminating our coast for over a century? We've reveal a brief history on each of these wonderful structures. Read more...
Did You Know… ? #003 Ventura River
Did you know... that prior to the 1940s, the Ventura River hosted 5,000 steelhead trout annually? Here's the story. Read more...
Did You Know… ? #015 Los Padres National Forest
Did you know… that Ventura County is hemmed in by a national forest? And it's big! Read more...
Did You Know… ? #008 Cut Flowers
Did you know… that Ventura is credited as the originator of America’s commercial cut flower industry? Learn how Theodosia Shepherd started a revolution. Read more...
Did You Know… ? #007 Progressive Land Management
Did you know… that inorganic farming methods were widely practiced until a just few years ago? Read more...
Did You Know… ? #010 Ventura County Fair
Did you know… that early Ventura County Fairs featured bullfights? The Ventura County Fair was established in 1875. This year it runs July 31 - August 11. Read more...
Did You Know… ? #019 Johnny Cash
Did you know… that Johnny Cash was a local? Yup - he lived in Casitas Springs. We've got some more fun facts about The Man In Black. Read more...
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Local farmer Chris Sayer talks about the history of Ventura County's most famous fig tree. Get to know Chris in this article. And read the articles written by Chris.
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