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Devoured or Empowered?

Mary Keehn of Cypress Grove Chevre

Courtesy of Cypress Grove Chevre

Edible Marin & Wine Country

A trailblazing trio in the local artisan cheese movement have a lot in common—and not just that they’re all strong, opinionated women of a certain age with jovial senses of humor who have liberated discerning Americans from the tyranny of blocks of orange cheddar.

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The True Cost of American Food

Photograph by Stacy Ventura

Edible Marin & Wine Country

Straus has long been an industry leader in trying to lower these emissions and their negative effect on the environment. For more than a dozen years, his Marshall-based organic dairy Straus Family Farm, has made power from poop, courtesy of a methane digester.

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Seeking: Harvesters, Urgently

Photography by Erik Castro

Edible Marin & Wine Country

Backs bent, hoodies up, caps slung low: Vineyard harvesters are almost never seen. For three years, Santa Rosa–based photojournalist Erik Castro  captured portraits of grape pickers working in about two dozen Sonoma vineyards.

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Stamping Out Sexual Harassment in the Kitchen

Stamping out Sexual Harassment

Edible San Francisco

In the past year, the restaurant industry has been rocked by widespread sexual assault and harassment charges, with accounts of male chefs behaving beyond badly from coast to coast. Among the most egregious allegations: the Spotted Pig’s private third floor for VIPs was reportedly the site of so much sexually inappropriate behavior it was dubbed the “rape room” by concerned staffers.

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