Half Moon Bay, CA, gets ready for families with lots of pumpkins

Half Moon Bay, CA, gets ready for families with lots of pumpkins

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Pumpkins are really a lot like people. “They come in all sizes, colors and shapes, but inside we are all the same,” explains Farmer John Muller, a third-generation California farmer. He’s also the mayor of Half Moon Bay, the...
Farmer John knows how to grow pumpkins in Half Moon Bay

Farmer John knows how to grow pumpkins in Half Moon Bay

By Eileen OgintzHALF MOON BAY, CA (Day seven of seven) — Got good soil?That’s what you need to grow a world-class giant pumpkin, says Farmer John Muller, who is a third generation farmer and happens to be the Mayor of Half Moon Bay. His father in law and mother...
Fish right out of the water, strawberries, goat cheese and more

Fish right out of the water, strawberries, goat cheese and more

By Eileen OgintzHALF MOON BAY, CA (Day six of seven) — Fresh fish for dinner?At Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay near, where we were staying at the Beach House, locals either have downloaded the free FishLine App or call 650-726-8724 to see what fresh-caught...
Half Moon Bay, CA — no crowds or rush yet near San Francisco

Half Moon Bay, CA — no crowds or rush yet near San Francisco

By Eileen OgintzHALF MOON BAY, CA, (Day five of seven) — I wake up to the bleating fog horn and the chattering sea birds.Our room—actually a spacious suite—at the Beach House Half Moon Bay overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Pillar Point Harbor that is home to...