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San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

Joanna Rossoni, Briana Fillmore and Sam Bouffard participate in activities at The CADO museum in San Marcos on July 6. The pop-up museum is dedicated to the avocado. (CADO Museum photo)

Chase Spear

August 20, 2019

Since late June, The CADO museum in San Marcos has dedicated itself to preserving the history and educational significance of the California avocado.

SAN DIEGO: Women’s agriculture conference in region Jan. 13-17

Farm to Table. (FreeImages photo by Lyn Belisle)

January 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO — Women interested in learning aspects of the agriculture business and networking with other women in the industry from across the country can attend the National Farmers Union’s Women’s Conference, which runs Jan. 13-17 at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Farmers, educators, policy...

Encinitas Union School District trustees OK Farm Lab expansion

Jimbo’s grocery chain is among the sponsors of Encinitas Union School Distirct’s Farm Lab. (EUSD Farm Lab photo)

North Coast Current

May 1, 2018

The Encinitas Union School District’s Farm Lab recently received the green light to expand after a Board of Trustees vote, the district announced April 30.

San Elijo Lagoon might appear in jeopardy now, but it’s all part of a plan

Orange netting, pictured March 9, stretches down San Elijo Lagoon in Cardiff to keep beachgoers safe during construction. (Photo by Cam Buker)

Meghan Lanigan

March 23, 2018

Cranes sit on either side of Interstate 5 at the Manchester Avenue exit and orange netting outlines the area where vegetation has been cleared at San Elijo Lagoon. There is hardly any water in the back basins, the lagoon lacks greenery, and if one did not know better, it might look like the lagoon is in trouble. However, all is as it should be, according to Doug Gibson, executive director and principal scientist of the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy.

OCEANSIDE: Learn about developing agricultural tourism Jan. 31

Farm to Table. (FreeImages photo by Lyn Belisle)

January 12, 2017

OCEANSIDE — Visit Oceanside, in partnership with the city of Oceanside and the South Morro Hills Agricultural Region, invites residents to an Agritourism Planning Workshop on Jan. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can provide input on creating a strategy for agricultural tourism that benefits...

A route to lagoon improvement: I-5 project to bring enhancements to San Elijo reserve

A project to widen Interstate 5 will provide improvements to the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, including the lengthening of the bridge space at Manchester Avenue, pictured Oct. 20, for improved tidal flow. (North Coast Current photo)

Meghan Lanigan

October 20, 2016

Of the protected lagoons affected by the North Coast Corridor Project along Interstate 5, work around San Elijo Lagoon is taking a different approach.

State panel OKs Interstate 5 project across San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current

March 15, 2016

The California Coastal Commission gave the green light last week to a major makeover of Interstate 5 running across San Elijo Lagoon in Encinitas, local officials announced March 15.

San Elijo I-5 bridge expansion topic of March 9 state meeting

North Coast Current

March 3, 2016

The replacement and expansion of the Interstate 5 bridge over San Elijo Lagoon and related Encinitas projects are the subject of a March 9 public hearing of the California Coastal Commission.

San Elijo Lagoon nursery effort gets $8K boost from Garden Club

The San Elijo Lagoon is pictured in January looking north from the gateway of former settling ponds. (Courtesy photo by Janie DeCelles)

North Coast Current

June 2, 2015

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy’s effort to build a native plant nursery received a boost recently in the form of an $8,000 grant from the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. The Garden Club doled out $50,000 worth of grants May 28 to 11 organizations, from the conservancy and San Diego Botanic Garden...

School marks garden opening

A new mural by Bob Hord and the 101 Artists' Colony has been installed at the Paul Ecke Central School garden. (Photo courtesy of Paul Ecke Central School)

North Coast Current

August 18, 2012

Paul Ecke Central School celebrates the opening of its garden and new produce shed with the start of school Aug. 20, the Encinitas Unified School District announced. The garden is designed to be a hands-on learning experience for the elementary school’s students, who will learn to grow food through...

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