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Did You Know… ? The Scary Dairy

By on Apr 28, 2016 | 2 comments

Did you know… that the Camarillo State Mental Hospital also housed a working dairy? It came to be known as the Scary Dairy. Get all the spooky details here.

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Today is National Beer Day. Let’s Celebrate.

By on Apr 7, 2016 | 2 comments

In celebration of the day in 1933 when the prohibition on beer was lifted, we look at how a small California brewery started the craft-brewed beer revolution. And list our 10 favorite local breweries.

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What’s All the Buzz About Honey Bees?

By on Mar 30, 2016 | Comments Off on What’s All the Buzz About Honey Bees?

Every third bite of food we take was likely pollinated by a honey bee. But there’s been a massive reduction in the honey bee population. We can help save them.

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Harvest Recipe for March: Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

By on Mar 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Harvest Recipe for March: Cast-Iron Carrots with Curry

Totally Local VC's new monthly Harvest Recipe Series continues! This month's local and in-season recipe spotlight is on Carrots.

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Harvest Recipe for February: Roasted Beets with Feta

By on Feb 22, 2016 | 2 comments

Our new Harvest Recipe of the Month series starts today! First up: Beets. This colorful dish is easy to make with veggies from our local farmers’ market.

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Did You Know… ? Wildwood Park

By on Feb 4, 2016 | 1 comment

Did you know… that many Hollywood movies were filmed at Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks from the 1930s through the 1960s? Learn more about the history of this beautiful park.

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Crap Happens! Dog Poo and You.

By on Nov 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Crap Happens! Dog Poo and You.

Americans love their dogs. But picking up after them? Not so much. What we do with all that doggie doo speaks volumes about us as dog owners. We examine the facts about dog poop and our environment.

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Señor El Niño: The Great Wet Hope

By on Nov 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Señor El Niño: The Great Wet Hope

A significant El Niño is forecast to douse us with heavy rain this winter. Exactly what is an El Niño? How should we prepare for it? And what about the drought?

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The Ventura County Ag Summit Comes to Town

By on Sep 8, 2015 | Comments Off on The Ventura County Ag Summit Comes to Town

The Ventura County Agricultural Summit brings together a diverse group of agricultural-related organizations to guide discussions, seminars and panels about ag-related topics.

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A Taste of Local – The Epicurean Event of the Year!

By on Aug 24, 2015 | Comments Off on A Taste of Local – The Epicurean Event of the Year!

Learn about our local food firsthand! Come to the Taste of Local where farmers, chefs and our community celebrate Ventura County's local harvest and diversity of great food.

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