Citrus

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California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With Drought

Growers in Fresno have sawed off large portions of their trees because there’s not enough water to keep the dense canopies alive, and spray painting them with a diluted latex paint that acts as a sunblock.

05/05/2015

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California Citrus Prices Dive As Port Labor Problems Keeps Product In U.S.

The Port of Oakland’s slow recovery after a massive West Coast labor-dispute is no consolation to local citrus growers, whose exports to Asia could become almost worthless.

02/23/2015

Chef Gary Danko & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Gary Danko

Enjoy Liam’s tasty talk with one of our Bay Area culinary treasures, Chef Gary Danko…

02/23/2015

Chef Gary Danko & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Learn How To Make Chef Gary Danko’s Lobster Salad

Along with the KCBS Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem, Chef Gary Danko presents the results of creating his Lobster Salad with Avocado, Fennel, and Citrus…

02/22/2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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