Both Calera Wine Company and Paicines Ranch (featured) incorporate sheep grazing into their vineyards. Photo provided by Alicia Arcidiacono.

Agriculture

Grazing sheep helps the soil at Calera Wine vineyards

Paicines Ranch uses livestock in regenerative farming.

Stockers grazing in Paicines in springtime. Photo provided by SBALT.

Agriculture

It’s stocker season in San Benito County

While some ranchers run cattle year-round, others run cattle for part of the year before shipping them to another location.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Agriculture

San Juan rose care workshop cancelled

Feb. 1 class at SJB Historical Park cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Agriculture

Rose care class coming to San Juan Bautista

SJB State Historic Park to host UC Master Gardeners' workshop in February.

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Ripe apricots dry in huge trays. File photo.

Agriculture

San Benito County celebrates National Apricot Day

B&R Farms shares snack recipes with simple, minimally processed ingredients.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Agriculture

Winter fruit tree pruning workshop comes to San Juan Bautista

Free class will cover proper pruning techniques that encourage trees to produce fruit.

"We love what we do," said Gary Ibsen. Photos by Becky Bonner.

Agriculture

Sharing heirlooms with the world

Gary Ibsen and Dagma Lacey have a tomato seed library with 650 varieties.

Swank Farms' Lights and Frights is open for a few more nights on Oct. 25-27 and Halloween evening. Photos by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Swank Farms’ Lights and Frights departs on Halloween

Looking for a little excitement? Try Swank Farms' Lights and Frights.