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OPINION: Sacramento’s new water tower slogan can go fork itself

The new slogan

Barbara Harvey

September 11, 2017

(Originally published on March 11) As workers finished replacing “City of Trees” with “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital” as the I-5 water tower motto Thursday, Sacramentans feasted on outrage. A poll on the SacBee website reflected overwhelming displeasure at the rebranding: As of Satu...

Farm-to-Fork: buying locally can help students eat healthier

Marissa Montoya

September 22, 2015

College students are notorious for eating instant noodles, frozen foods, and cheap pizza. It is time to revamp the typical college student cuisine and get passionate about where our food comes from.Students at Sacramento State are fortunate to attend college in the land of bounty. One doesn’t have to...

Farm-to-Fork festival unites local foodies

Justyce Mirjanovic

October 1, 2014

The Farm-to-Fork festival is an event designed to promote local farms and emphasize the importance of agriculture. The festival is a way to celebrate Sacramento because after all, Sacramento is the capital of Farm-to-Fork.Farm-to-Fork is a two week event beginning in the middle of September that features a variety of events that ...

Brewery supports local farm exchange

Bike Dog Brewery supports local farm exchange.

Courtesy of Nolan Lewis III

October 1, 2014

West Sacramento’s Bike Dog Brewery is all about creating good beer while at the same time supporting the community and helping the environment.As the Farm-to-Fork celebration comes to a close, it is good to know that companies like Bike Dog Brewery are keeping the philosophy going year-round.Accordi...

Magpie Cafe plates please hungry palates

Zach Jordan

October 1, 2014

It is a dream for some to one day be an owner of a restaurant and be surrounded by good company, delicious food and drinks and give satisfaction to their customers.The Magpie Café opened on R Street in 2009 with a rotating menu, following food seasons and the Farm-to-Fork philosophy to give customers r...

Hook and Ladder serves fresh drinks, sweet treats

Sammie Moreno

December 11, 2013

Dressed up with fabric ceilings and vintage furniture, the hipster yet romantic set up at Hook and Ladder Manufacturing Company gathers an array of locals strolling down midtown.Located on 17th and S streets, the Midtown eatery opened its doors late 2012. Owners Jon Modrow and Kimio Bazett also run the p...

Capital Dime serves fancy, affordable dishes

Head bartender Rene Dominguez, formerly of Ella Dining Room & Bar, mixes up his drink the White Linen cocktail.

Kaitlin Bruce

October 23, 2013

Capital Dime, the newest installation by executive chef Noah Zonca, features a twist on upscale dining in a casual environment.Opened in July of this year, Zonca, formerly of “The Kitchen,” one of Sacramento’s most elite restaurants, decided to take his skills of high scale cuisine and make them accessibl...