I heard it through the Grapevine- CA Raisin Season

I heard it through the Grapevine- CA Raisin Season

I grew up (in North Carolina) watching the California Raisins sing I Heard it Through the Grapevine, listening to my mom tell stories about life in sunny CA, and hearing how amazing it is to eat avocados year round. At the young age of 6, I desperately wished I lived in California. Little did I know that I would spend my adult life in the golden state. I love exploring our beautiful state and have made it my mission to share with my kids and students where our food comes from. Most recently I had the opportunity to learn more about how raisins are made. Read more to see the process along with a recipe for yummy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies that your kiddos can help you bake.

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Apple Hill Visitor's Guide

Apple Hill Visitor's Guide

Every year we take a trip to the hills east of Sacramento to visit family and enjoy a day in Apple Hill. We love exploring the ranches, indulging on sweet treats, and picking apples. It has become a tradition that we look forward to every year and some people have said they have also started making a weekend trip to the area. Today I am sharing where to go for the best donuts, activities for kids, and food. Check it out and let me know if you are planning a trip this year.

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