Unique Farm Feeds Body And Soul—At Low Cost

By Dina Eliash Robinson (Photos by Coastal Roots Farm) Bathed in the peach-colored Southern California sunlight, the Coastal Roots Farm sells its fresh-picked organic produce to the public on Thursdays and Sundays for whatever buyers … Read More


By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) Some of San Diego’s Best Bites Operating way below its potential for years in San Diego’s centrally located University Town Center area, equidistant from North County and … Read More

Eating Smart!

by Dina Eliash Robinson • Who Needs Fluorides? Keep your teeth cavity-free with organic pomegranate juice. In addition to antioxidants, this exotic fruit also packs polyphenol, mighty killer of the Streptococcus mutans bacteria which is … Read More


By Dina Eliash Robinson If you like to snack on crunchy raw root vegetables, you’ll probably forsake most others in favor of a few satisfying bites of the delicious jicama—preferably grown in organic soil and … Read More

Improvised Eggplant & Veggies Ratatouille

This Jazz Cooking-style recipe is a culinary improvisation inspired by the limited and quite odd assortment of vegetables that were available on a recent August day during our latest visit to an organic farm we … Read More