June 5, 2012

Green Authors at Grass Valley Farmers Market

  Several Local authors will gather at The Book Seller (my favorite book store) during the weekly farmers market in downtown Grass Valley on Thursday, June […]
June 5, 2012

Recipe for Skunk Juice

No, I don’t mean this is a recipe for cooking skunk!  This is the recipe for getting skunk spray off your dog–or yourself.  It would also […]
June 3, 2012

The Most Important Blog

Four days ago I completed the Real Estate Tomato “Thirty One Blogs in Thirty One Days” challenge.  I wrote exactly thirty-one blogs in a systematic one-blog-a-day routine (no […]
June 3, 2012

Organic, Sustainable, Local

Those three terms–Organic, Sustainable, Local–are the foundation for healthy, environmentally sound, and community conscious eating. The farmers markets here in the Sierra Foothills are opening for […]
June 3, 2012

6 Nevada County Farmers Markets

  Here’s the schedule of Nevada County Farmers markets for 2012: MONDAY AFTERNOON Nevada County Certified Growers’ Market 3-6 pm, Highway 49 at Linnet Lane, 2 […]
May 31, 2012

Inspect the Pond?

Yep.  If you’re gonna buy country property, and there’s a pond on it, you should inspect the pond.  Can you actually find and hire a “pond […]
May 30, 2012

Unique Country Home for Sale in Auburn, California

Here’s an unusual house we just listed for sale a few miles north of Auburn, California.  What’s so unusual about it? Besides incorporating a dome as […]
May 29, 2012

How to Build a Propane Tank Screen at Lake of the Pines

The rules for building propane tank screens at Lake of the Pines changed in January, 2012.  Again.  These rules are enforced whenever a Lake of the […]
May 28, 2012

In Praise of Clear Cuts

You love wood. Come on, tell the truth.  You love wood.  Admit it.  Wood, and paper, and all of the 1,000 products that come from timber, […]