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Enjoy San Joaquin Valley Living

July 2017—Home of the Brave

Jun 21, 2017 11:00AM ● By Enjoy Magazine

Editor's Note — July 2017

On the Cover: Carson and Cameron Rosa, Boden and Hudsen Watts, Javin Alcantar, Lily Garfield, Sebastian Moreno, Jace McCrillis
Photo by Simply Smith Photography

It’s America the beautiful’s birthday, and we’re counting our blessings to live in such a picturesque place under her cloak of freedom.

Love food? We do, too – so we’ll meet you at the seventh annual Food Expo. Some 150 local food producers will be there to exhibit, sell and sample their products. You’ll be amazed by the delicious items that are produced right here in the South Valley.

Meet Kelley Hansen, who transitioned from a logger and fur trapper into a cider brewer when she and her husband bought Ciderhouse Foods – and preserved a piece of local history. 

You’ll be touched by the heart of Gabrielle “Gabby” Enns, owner and founder of Gabby’s Animal Rescue in Visalia, who has dedicated her life to caring for animals in need. 

If you’re looking for a summertime escape but can’t stomach the thought of traffic jams and overcrowded beaches, check out Montana de Oro State Park. Off the beaten path, the entrance weaves along the coast through a eucalyptus forest, and leads to rugged shoreline, fascinating geological formations and tide pools.

Don’t forget to check out our calendar of events to find a concert, fair, farmers market or other activity that suits your fancy.

Happy Independence Day, and enjoy! 

Home of the Brave—Enjoy South Valley Living, July 2017