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Modesto downtown sampler returns

Modesto downtown sampler returns

The Downtown Sampler returned last year and was a big hit. A couple of thousand people came to downtown and walked stroll and rode their bikes to over 25 restaurant, cafes and bars to sample what they had to offer.

MMC hosts "Harvest of Hope" - Spend a day on a working farm!

MMC hosts "Harvest of Hope" - Spend a day on a working farm!

On Saturday, September 15, Memorial Medical Center is hosting its second "Harvest of Hope" — a community cancer-prevention food and nutrition event focused on a healthful way to eat local, sustainable foods to support optimal health.

The event, held at LaRosa Family Farms in Hughson, CA, offers attendees a chance to participate in farm-to-fork workshops to learn about the best local, sustainable food choices and to end the day with a field-to-table dinner.

"Our goal is to educate, inspire behavior change in the way we eat, and get people thinking about food for optimal health," said Cheryl Casey, MMC's Cancer Community Outreach Coordinator. "It's also an opportunity to honor all of those who work so hard to supply the wonderful harvest we have in our own agricultural community."

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world

Fundraiser to benefit local effort to feed malnourished children around the world
 Country Beer & Wine Roundup Will Feature Local Wineries,Craft Breweries, Food Tastings, Auction

Berkeley winery finding success with Lodi winegrapes

Jeff Morgan’s company Covenant Wines purchases grapes from Lodi’s Mettler family for its wines.

LODI—This area’s reputation as a profitable region for winegrapes, especially zinfandels, is no secret.

So, when Jeff Morgan, winemaker and co-owner at Covenant Winery in Berkeley, wanted to add a Lodi zin to his lineup of vinos, he turned to Mettler Vineyards in Lodi.

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Comforting classics: Diners still popular throughout Central Valley

Oscar Quiroz, second from right, jokes with staff and customers at the Mangy Moose Cafe in Manteca.

MANTECA—It might not be the most appetizing of names, but the Mangy Moose Café draws a regular crowd of locals and some not-so locals.

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Feast at the Fox bringing culinary class to Stockton

Ever wanted to try a farm-to-table dining experience but never had the chance? Now you can.

Fest at the Fox is just such a culinary event being held May 11, 2018, on Main Street in Downtown Stockton. It will feature a five-course meal created entirely by local chefs.

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Ag action plan earns Stockton award of merit

Stockton’s new Food and Agriculture Action Plan has earned an award of merit from the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED). The plan, which was presented to and accepted by the city council last July, was the brainchild of the Stockton Economic Development Department.

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