LATEST LOCAL FOOD NEWS
2015 Edible Holiday Gift Guide is out!
The holidays are sneaking up on us. No, we haven't even hit Thanksgiving yet, but Chanukah falls early this year (December 6 is the first night) and we want to give everyone a head start in strategizing to prevent last-minute gifting panic. So, here's the plan—we're doing a round up of some of the best products and shops we've featured in Close to the Source this year so you can round them up yourself and give the best local edibles to food-loving friends and family.
Farm Fresh to You's
DONATE-A-BOX Program Reaches 10,000 Box Mark
Farm Fresh To You has partnered with The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank initially for the Donate-A-Box program. Customers are prompted to donate to a food bank when they schedule a vacation hold for their box. In addition, the general public can also donate produce boxes to a participating food bank. To donate more details here
Local Bone Broth enthusiast Quinn Farrar Wilson releases Cook Book
Discover the amazing natural healing powers of bone broth, the ancient cure-all that is making waves as today’s newest health food trend. The miracle broth has been said to heal inflammation, improve skin, aid digestion, and strengthen joints, among a long list of other wellness benefits. 20 go-to bone broth recipes to start enjoying today plus Dozens of inspired broth-based recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Pre-order Bone Broth: Essential Recipes & Age-Old Remedies to Heal Your Body here!
Old Harbor Bar & Barrels Campaign
The wonderful folks down at Old Harbor Distilling Company are trying to bring new life and opportunity to the East Village San Diego neighborhood. In late November, Old Harbor Bar &Barrels was launched to fund their Sunset Bar, which will open at sundown to sling local spirits & cocktails. The campaign will also fund new barrels, bringing San Diegan's more delicious San Miguel gin and the expansion of their line into distilled honey wine and mexican heirloom bourbon. More details here