Citrus

A helicopter circulates air above a Central Valley citrus orchard. (Roberta Gonzales)

Innovative Farmer Brings In Truck-Mounted Helicopter To Protect Central Valley Crops From Frost

Sure, temperatures here in the Bay Area will hit near and record warmth today and Wednesday, but until the “Cold Snap” snapped Sunday morning, I caught this interesting and intriguing sight in the Central Valley.

01/06/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Central Valley Citrus Crop Spared So Far, Despite Recent Cold Snap

75 percent of the naval orange crop is still on the tree.

01/02/2015

(Jeffrey Weston Lotz/Creative Commons)

Deadly Citrus Tree Pest Found For First Time In Bay Area

The California Department of Food and Agriculture detected the first incidence in the Bay Area of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) Oct. 6. The pest causes a disease that kills citrus trees.

10/24/2014

Heal The Bay IPA, Golden Road Brewing

BEER REVIEW: Heal The Bay IPA, Golden Road Brewing, Los Angeles

I’m a sucker for a good label as much as a good craft beer, and Heal the Bay IPA from Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles delivers on both with a beautiful label, and a powerful citrus explosion from Citra, Centennial and New Zealand hops.

07/07/2014

Fresh asparagus is displayed at a farmers market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Citrus Sauce For Asparagus, Kale, Or Chard

Our food and wine expert has a fresh, summer citrus sauce that goes well on asparagus, kale or chard.

05/30/2014

Oranges (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David On The Varieties Of Citrus + Making Marmalade

Narsai gives some historical tidbits on how citrus fruits played into California’s Gold Rush, before sharing his marmalade recipe that can use grapefruit, limes, lemons or oranges.

03/07/2014

Citrus crops frozen during a cold weather snap. (CBS)

Freezing Temperatures Put Squeeze On California Citrus Growers

California citrus growers say six nights of freezing temperatures will likely damage this year’s orange crop but no disruption is expected to supplies.

12/09/2013

(AP)

Narsai David Recipe: Marmalade (Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime)

Great marmalade is really easy to make at home, especially during late winter into early spring when there are so many varieties of citrus on the market that all make…

03/02/2013

Chef Mark Dommen & Liam Mayclem  (credit: Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap: Chef Mark Dommen of One Market San Francisco

Some of Chef Mark Dommen’s favorite dishes to make when not in the kitchen at One Market Restaurant include pizza and barbequed beer-can chicken cooked over apple wood chips…

02/04/2013

Ripe oranges hang on a tree (Odd Anderson/Getty Images)

California Citrus Crops Badly Need Rain

Scheduled precipitation this week could be key for California’s citrus and berry industries.

01/17/2012

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