Farming With Aquaponics – Kijani Grows Aquaponics 101 Demonstration

Friday, August 10th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Aquaponics: An earth-friendly way to grow produce and harvest fish and by mimicking nature through the combination of aqua-culture (growing fish) and hydroponics (growing vegetables without soil). Because the fish waste is a natural fertilizer, there is no need for harmful chemicals or pesticides. Kijani Grows is a farming technology organization located in West Oakland, […]

Calaveras Farmers Markets and Roadside Stands in Calaveras California

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Looking for farmers markets in Calaveras County or roadside stands? I’ve put together a couple, but if anyone has more or updates to these please add them in the comments. Be sure to call or confirm all dates, times and locations of Markets/events as they frequently change. Angels Camp Angels Camp Fresh Fridays CFM City: […]

Hawg Dawgs – The Best Gourmet Hot Dogs In Town

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Here’s the thing about hot dogs – they can be hit or miss. And when they miss, they usually miss big and you spend the next several hours extremely annoyed that the dog wasn’t just right. Such is not the case with hot dogs from Hawg Dawgs in Valley Springs, CA. Not only are they […]

Gold Country Campground Resort In Pine Grove, CA

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Gold Country Campground Resort in Pine Grove, CA offers outdoor living at its best; from spacious tent camping sites, and RV spots with full hook-ups, to motel rooms, cottages, and fully-furnished cabins. Among the pines are the tent and RV camping sites, all within walking […]

Activities At Lake Camanche Recreation Area – Hiking, Movies, Boating, Fishing And More!

Saturday, August 13th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Aside from camping, the Lake Camanche Recreation Area offers a variety of fishing, boating, and other outdoor activities for all ages. FISHING – Best known for great bass fishing, Lake Camanche is also a favorite spot for trout anglers; with the large trout pond at the South Shore serving as a perfect place for children […]

Camping At Lake Camanche Recreation Area

Saturday, August 13th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Whether you’re staying a few hours or several days, there are so many ways to enjoy Lake Camanche, you’re sure to find more than enough fun to satisfy the whole family. The Lake Camanche Recreation Area consists of two shores, North Shore and South Shore, each with electronic gates that open at 5:00am and close […]

Clements Ridge Produce And Winery In Clements CA

Friday, August 5th, 2011 by Craig Mullins

Traveling from Valley Springs, you’ll come upon Clements Ridge Produce as you turn from Highway 12 to Highway 88, and I highly recommend you stop and check it out. Family owned and operated by Mick and Jeanette McQueen, sons Patrick, who helps with the farming, Justin, who manages the store, and daughter Kristyn, who helps […]