Backyard beekeeping can be pretty sweet, but it requires plenty of worrying and work to take care of a colony. Get tips on how to take care of your bees from the Sacramento Area Beekeepers Association.
In celebration of this National Ice Cream Day – Sunday, July 15 – it’s worth exploring the capital region’s relative dearth of dairy, and the hopeful signs that the corner is turning from favorites like Gunther’s to Vic’s to new establishments like Devil May Care and the hotly anticipated Milk Money.
Strawberries grown in California have been getting plumper, juicier and sweeter over the years, thanks in large part to a world-renowned plant-breeding program at UC Davis. But the breeding program is caught in the grips of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by two former UC Davis scientists – a case that the scientists’ lawyers say has halted the flow of plant innovation from the Davis labs for the time being.