carol arnold

Local farming takes center stage

Carol Arnold, Executive Director of Placer Grown, wants people to understand where their food comes from and how it’s grown, which is why she organizes the Farm and Barn Tour ...

Farm to Film Festival puts food in focus

When I asked Joanne Neft, author of The Art of Real Food and a panelist with the Farm to Film Festival, about why to hold a food film festival, she sent me this. To quote Universit ...

Local home cooks, chefs discuss their take on stuffing

The star of the Thanksgiving table is the turkey. But stuffing plays a strong supporter role. And its also a dish that’s perfect for improvisation. There are practically endl ...

Placer County agriculture basks in the spotlight

Coming on the heels of Sacramento’s “Farm to Fork Week” might seem like “PlacerGROWN Week” is riding the coattails of a larger, more established and w ...

You can capture the essence of summer and bottle it

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series on preserving fruits and vegetables. Eating seasonally  doesn’t have to mean doing without when the season i ...

Ripe for the picking, a sure sign of summer

The summer season is in full swing at Placer County farmers’ markets, which means it is peak season for stone fruit, tomatoes and summer squash. The farmers’ markets ...

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 ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Carol Arnold

This week Auburn Journal Newsmakers caught up with Carol Arnold, the executive director of the Foothill Farmers Market Association, to talk about the new program that will allow lo ...

Cold weather delays local produce coming to market

At Wednesday’s DeWitt Center Farmers Market, the few vendors who had booths all agreed that the weather has slowed production. “Everything is really late,” said Nicole Salle ...