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Farmer’s Market by the Sea

The Farmer’s Market is a community conduit. It creates relationships and promotes a healthy way of life. Long Beach has really adopted this routine of market culture. People come out after their walks or bike rides on the boardwalk to get that certain item that they’ve woven into their lives. — Georgia LoPresti Meckes One Read More

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Thinking Global, Teaching Local

Lisa Wright still remembers the words written by a teacher on her second-grade report card: Lisa has an unusually high social conscience for someone so young. Prophetic words indeed! That report card was an early predictor of what she would ultimately choose to do with her life—and she was lucky enough to find it in Read More

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Flour Power

“I could stand here all day,” one man happily comments to his girlfriend before popping a piece of rustic bread into his mouth. He’s among the crowd I find gathered in front of Blacksmith’s Bread’s at the Long Beach Farmer’s Market one early Saturday morning. Ray Smith—the “Smith” in Blacksmith’s—is serving up samples of his Read More

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