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Can Fats be Healthy? Yes!

Times Have Changed! It wasn’t that long ago that fat was a dirty word. I recall attending a gym class where the teacher advised choosing all-sugar treats (such as Starburst or Skittles) over treats with any fat at all.  Many were excited to see no-fat products on the market — cookies and cakes made without …

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Now, This is a Family Enterprise!

Burroughs Family Farm   It All Started in 1971 Although the family had been farming for at least 70 years, the Burroughs Family Farming formally began in 1971 with Ward and Rosie Burroughs, and Ward’s brother.  They farmed, and raised their children, and in 2004 Ward and Rosie dissolved the partnership with Ward’s brother.  They …

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Ole Ole Ole! Cinco de Mayo!

It’s Avocado Season!     I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and avocados weren’t exactly on our shopping list or in our grocery stores.  But when I married a Californian, they became an essential item at our house.  And I became more acquinted with Mexican food!  (The closest we had in Washington was Taco …

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Focus on Local–Highwood Eggs

Don’t they look like Easter?     Lassen’s is so excited to feature a new local producer–we have just started carrying Highwood Farm’s beautiful blue and brown eggs in our Ventura and Thousand Oaks locations! Last week we went to Somis to meet Devon and Patrick and tour their farm.  Despite my trepidation about being …

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