There’s Lots to Love in Lake County – October 2017
Are you “sitting” out the Konocti Challenge? For the non-cycling set, there’s plenty of other things to do in Lake County in October
Yerba Santa Goat Dairy
People are more and more looking to know where their food is coming from and we took a tour of Yerba Santa goat dairy to see just where their wonderful goat cheese comes from. While the obvious answer to the question is the 72 goats that enjoy a tranquil life in among the rolling hills and beautiful grasslands that make up the farm, it’s more than just that including three generations of experience.
Lake County Certified Farmers Markets
There are a lot of great reasons for a vacation in Northern California’s wine growing region of Lake County and many of those reasons are the memories you take home. But according to Cornelia Sieber-Davis, CTA, of Lake County Farmer’s Finest, some of the people visiting Lake County take home organically-grown specialities offered in the Certified Farmers’ markets.
11-year-old is youngest winner ever in Catfish Derby
11-year-old is youngest winner of the Catfish Derby netting the $4,000 grand prize
Replanting trees and bringing back trails
Friends of Boggs Mountain (FOBM) took the lead in collaboration with CAL FIRE in establishing a new trail system with a focus on multi-use. Starting with some legacy trails that will closely parallel a few of the trails that existed prior to the fire, the group will plan and build a new system of trails that will be designed to accommodate all user groups. Individuals from our hiking, equestrian and mountain biking communities will take part in establishing a trail system that offers each user group the experience they are seeking.
Fishing Report – The Bite in May
FIshing Clear Lake in May, 2017 and reporting on the bite with Bob Myskey.
Lake County Olive Oil: A healthy start and a great finish
While Northern California’s award-winning wine growing region of Lake County is making a name for itself in winegrape growing and high-quality wine production, olive oil is another product that comes from the fertile ground of this rural tourism destination. Several local producers have a variety of olive oils that are organically grown and processed right in Lake County. In fact, olive oil is such a significant product in Lake County there’s an annual festival in April just for this wonderful delight.
Lake County toasts success at Chronicle Awards
Lake County wineries take home the gold – and double gold – and best in class – at the San Francisco Chronicle wine competition.
A Geocaching Treasure in Lake County
A quirky new outdoor game has become a worldwide cult hit. It’s called geocaching, and it is catching on in a big way in northern California wine country’s Lake County.
Clear Lake Shore Offers Great Fishing
With the temporary boating ban on Clear Lake, shore fishing has become a hugely popular sport with incredible catches of crappie, bass and catfish.