Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Love In High Places

On the Lookout… With twenty-three years of experience in a fire lookout, Barry Snyder has a succinct description of how life there can change when smoke is spotted. “It’s likeRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Earthstone At McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

In the Details… Eearthstone is large, earthy and nicely quirky. Eight feet tall and weighing 14,500 pounds, the abstract sculpture within the gardens of Turtle Bay Exploration Park in ReddingRead More
Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Jennifer Jewell’s Cultivating Place

Garden Jargon… Jennifer Jewell takes gardening beyond tomato, lawn and rosebush. The host of North State Public Radio’s “Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden”Read More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Growing Succulents With Mountain Crest Gardens

Here’s The Dirt… Roman philosopher Seneca once said, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” When speaking of Mountain Crest Gardens in Fort Jones, Seneca’s statement might work betterRead More
Community, Recreation + Outdoors

Churn Creek Meadow Organic Farm

A Bountiful Occasion… The North State welcomes fall as the air becomes crisp and leaves change to brilliant oranges, reds and yellows. The fall harvest is under way with deliciousRead More