Salt of the earth: The Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival has sprouted! Get in on food, games, crafts, agricultural spectacles, entertainment, and more this Sept. 22 in the village of Arroyo Grande (agharvestfestival.com) ... The Heirloom Tomato Fest is happening Sept. 23 to 24 at Paso Robles-based Windrose Farm, and don't forget to check out this year's special farm dinner, slated for Sept. 24 amid the greenery. Dine on a menu of locally raised meats and produce, paired with fab wines and even more fab tomatoes, crafted by chef Julie Simon (farmsteaded.com for details and tickets). Δ
Hayley Thomas Cain can hear those sizzling sausages from a mile away. Send bites to firstname.lastname@example.org.