Fields of Dreams

Edible – Field of Dreams Article
Fall 2018- Edible Sacramento Magazine
Fields of Dreams Rice is California’s real food story
Written by: Amber K. Scott
Photos by: Debbie Cunningham and Raoul Ortega
On a drive through the countryside, perfectly patterned green lay out like a carpet ahead, blue sky sharply surrounding them. The patches on this agricultural quilt are field of California.


December 2017- Ducks Unlimited Magazine Rice Stewardship 2017 Annual Report Photo By: Leslie Morris/Calrice

Ducks and rice have been inextricably linked since long before the first settlers laid eyes on the Sacramento Valley. As far as Al Montna is concerned, that bond will remain strong for generations to come.
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White Gold

August/September 2017 Sac Town Magazine
Article by: Hank Shaw & Photographs by: Max Whittaker
Call it farm-to-chopstick. Not only does nearly every bite of sushi rice in the United States come from California, but almost all of it—97 percent, to be exact—comes from the Sacramento Valley. And when it comes to ultra-premium Japanese-style rice (yep, there’s a difference), Yuba City’s Montna Farms is the American gold standard. Just ask chef Nobu Matsuhisa, who uses Montna-grown rice in his celebrated restaurants from L.A. to New York. Here’s the story of the tiny grain that’s making it big.
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