Bob Bonk

New growing season buzz is guarded for Placer’s agricultural industry

  Blossoms are heavy on Placer County’s fruit trees, signaling the start of another growing season. But like any season that depends on weather, there are still plenty ...

Farmers Market extends outreach with newsletter

Customers of the Foothill Farmers Market will get the latest updates on what’s ripe and what’s just around the corner in a monthly e-mail newsletter starting in September. It ...

PlacerGROWN: The Snows know citrus

One of the greatest pleasures of the annual PlacerGROWN Food & Farm Conference, which was recently held at Lincoln High School, is to present the Farmer of the Year award. Each y ...

Locally Yours: Over-abundance of eggs calls for creativity

What a perfect time to write a column about eggs — the week before Easter. I have been thinking about and experimenting with eggs for the last several weeks. For one thing, someh ...