agriculture

City notes concerns over Manchester Ave. underpass and parking lot

City notes concerns over Manchester Ave. underpass and parking lot

ENCINITAS — A plan from Caltrans to upgrade Interstate 5 includes building a 150-space parking lot and underpass for carpoolers on part of a strawberry field just off of Manchester Avenue.

Farm, microbrewery, winery and market all to sprout with Carlsbad grant

Farm, microbrewery, winery and market all to sprout with Carlsbad grant

CARLSBAD — A new public farm accompanied by a corresponding winery, microbrewery, market and more will be built in Carlsbad thanks to a city grant that will help cover the start up costs of the agricultural endeavor.

Nursery land to sprout houses instead of trees

Nursery land to sprout houses instead of trees

CARLSBAD — With another plant nursery downsizing and selling land for potential house development, Carlsbad’s agricultural and nursery land is shrinking down to little more than the Flower Fields and strawberry fields.