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Living Wild: Manzanita

Do you know about the native Manzanita plant and all the things they can be used for?  Alicia Funk, founder of Living Wild,  shared "Manzanita, an abundant evergreen shrub that grows through out the Sierra Nevada foothills and California,…
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First Friday Art Walk

Nevada City First Friday Art Walk has returned for its second summer.  If you missed last night's event don't worry, mark your calendars for June 6th, July 11th, August 1st, September 5th, October 3rd.  The kick off event included an…
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Treats Wild Flavors Ice Cream

Treats of Nevada City is getting into the spirit of things for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival by introducing a special "Wild Flavors" series of ice cream.  Using local native plants they will have bay leaf, douglas fir and yerba santa…
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National Trails Day

This Saturday is National Trails Day and the Bear Yuba Land Trust has organized a wide range of activities to encourage folks to get out and explore.  So whether you head out to the Deer Creek Tribute trail or take a nature walk with Alicia…
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Living Wild

Alicia Funk and Karin Kaufman's book Living Wild, has recently been released with an expanded selection of native plants.  The eco-friendly book showcases gardening, cooking and medicinial uses for native plants throughout the Sierra Nevadas…
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Polly's Paladar

Photography by: John Burnett Polly's Paladar is a local private supper club in Nevada City that started earlier this year and has been getting rave reviews ever since.  Check out the calendar for the next event, this Saturday's Wild Foods…