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SLO CAL Crafters: Negranti Creamery

Negranti Creamery, based in Templeton, opened in 2011 and became the first creamery in the U.S. to offer 100% sheep’s milk ice cream at the wholesale and retail levels. Now expanded to retail stores along the west coast, and available for shipping throughout the U.S., this SLO CAL Crafted business…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Beryl Jewelry

Beryl Jewelry is a gem forward small-batch jewelry line created by Cindy Sassaman. As a Cambria local, Cindy has been crafting up these handmade treasures that are inspired by the colorful and intricate gems she collects. Cindy comes from a creative family and grew up always surrounded by artists…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Kelpful

Kelpful is a women-founded, worker-owned cooperative that creates seaweed-based pantry and self-care products with kelp harvested right in SLO CAL. Kelpful was started because owner Melissa Hansen and team noticed there was a sustainable resource on the central coast that not many people knew the…

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Scenic Hikes in SLO CAL

Photo courtesy of @j_radventures, Instagram Take in the beautiful views of SLO CAL and get your steps in along the way! Nearly every SLO CAL destination is home to its own unique terrain and array of hiking trails. From the ocean vistas of Avila Beach to the mountainous overlooks in Santa…

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8 Ways to Spend St. Patrick's Day in SLO CAL

Adventure lurks around every corner in SLO CAL, especially on Saint Patrick’s Day. Craving corned beef and cabbage or a jaunt over SLO CAL’s flush green Irish Hills. This is your guide to getting your Irish on in San Luis Obispo County. 1. Spin the Lucky Wheel at Atascadero Farmer’s Market You’ve…

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Where to Find Wildflowers in SLO CAL this Spring

Springtime in San Luis Obispo County (SLO CAL) means the season of wildflowers. Winter rains give way to stunning pastel fields and green hillscapes most vivid from March to May. Sometimes the rain falls in such a sequence to create something truly magnificent: a superbloom. Ever heard of a…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Esteem Surf Co

Located a block from the ocean, Esteem Surf Co creates SLO CAL Crafted surfboards right in Pismo Beach. Owner and president, Robbie Domingues, got his start in surfboard making by hanging out at a local surf shop in the ’80s. The shop was owned by PJ Wahl who is now one of Esteem’s head shapers. It…

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SLO CAL Crafters: Harmony Valley Creamery

Harmony Valley Creamery is a hidden gem along Highway 1 that offers a big piece of SLO CAL history in a small vicinity. The creamery lives in the small town of Harmony, which is a great place to stroll, see local artisan goods, and try SLO CAL Crafted products like freshly made ice cream. Harmony…

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13 Iconic Eats Every Visitor Should Try

The best vacations leave a smile on your face and a good taste in your mouth. Can you smell the tri-tip sizzling? How about that hot bread bowl of clam chowder? With so many famous SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County) foods to devour, put your diet aside. Make your Instagram followers drool with these…

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How to Support SLO CAL Restaurants During Restaurant Month

Take a bite out of SLO CAL this January for our annual Restaurant Month. SLO CAL restaurants are ready to take your order to enjoy their culinary creations throughout the entire month. Here’s our guide for helping out our small kitchens and local businesses this year. If you find somewhere you like…

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