8 #CentralCoasting Activities for When it Stays Lighter Longer

This Sunday, we “spring forward” to find our days filled with another brilliant hour of sunshine. Once Daylight Savings Time takes effect on Sunday at 2 AM, the sun won’t set on the Central Coast until after 7 pm, giving us plenty of time after work or school to enjoy the outdoors.

Late Fall Farmer’s Market Recipes

No matter how many times we visit the famous Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmer’s Market, we never get tired of the sights, sounds, smells, and seasonal offerings of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Situated in one of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States, California’s Central Coast gets theĀ first pick of fresh produceĀ at local farmer’s markets, which make cooking delicious, seasonal food fun and easy! Here are three recipes that have inspired our farmer’s market picks this fall: What’s In Season?   Brussels Sprouts Roasted Brussels Sprout with Blue Cheese, Walnuts, and Cranberries (via A Cedar Spoon) Ingredients:…

Summer Farmer’s Market Recipes

It’s summer, and the SLO County Farmer’s Markets are bringing delicious, locally-grown vegetables and fruits that you can buy weekly. What to do with all these fresh groceries? Take some time to whip them up into some of the best side dishes, main courses, and desserts that conjure up a relaxing and bright feeling of summer! According to the San Luis Obispo Farmer’s Market Association, fruits like plums, peaches, and avocados are in season, in addition to corn, potatoes, asparagus, and kale. Learn more from their summer newsletter, and peruse these recipes that bring together the best that summer has…

Spring Farmers Market Recipes

Spring is an amazing time of year all over the world! On the Central Coast, spring brings gorgeous, lush wildflower fields, sunny, warm days, and delicious fruits and vegetables featured at our many farmer’s markets! We are lucky to host tons of different farmer’s markets, from the famous Downtown San Luis Obispo market on Thursday evenings to the beachfront Pismo Beach market. This is the perfect season to head to these beautiful, outdoor markets and support local businesses all over the county! Make the most of your next farmer’s market run by focusing on the season’s ripest crops, and then…