Out on the range, nature may appear dormant in winter, but on the ranch, the season can yield new life.
For Brandon and Michelle Ross of Ella Bella farm, winter is no time for repose. The harvest may be lean, but the work load is not.
June Taylor performs “magical alchemy” in her Still-Room Shop in Berkeley, transforming seasonal fruit into hand-crafted conserves, marmalades, and other fantastic treats.
Wintertime in the orchard doesn't mean break time. The vital work of pruning, grafting, and feeding fruit trees continues throughout the cold months. Meanwhile, citrus growers must protect their harvest from frost.