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Get on the trail: Farmstead Ed is on the SLO County Farm Trail, and the farm trail map is ready for your viewing pleasure at Stepladder Ranch, Hartley Farms, Templeton Valley Farms, Windrose Farm, Harmony Lavender, The Groves on 41, Chaparral Gardens, Giving Tree Family Farm, and Talley Farms Fresh Harvest are waiting for your visit (contact the farms directly to schedule a rendezvous) ... The Wine History Project of SLO County has an exhibit up for your viewing pleasure at the El Paso de Robles Area Historical Society. Seeking Gold, Finding Grapes is a collection of rare bottles and tools from the California Gold Rush. View it on Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (800 12th St. in Paso's Downtown Park) ... Paso Robles is starting a grocery store! Or trying to at least. The Paso Food Co-op is working its way to a goal of 500 members. When the co-op reaches 200 members, it will start searching for a site to plop on down, and it was only eight members away from that milestone on Feb. 20. "Envision your own grocery store," the co-op's website states. "It's stocked to fully represent the local, fresh, and healthy products produced in and around San Luis Obispo County." Sounds pretty neat (check out its website at to learn more). Δ

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