Dan Macon

Go-getter goats clear canyon

?Only you can prevent forest fires.? The phrase has been engrained in the memories of generations of people and recalled during backyard barbecues and camping trips. While Smokey ...

Farmers markets ripe with bounty of the foothills

It has been 20 growing seasons since farmers in Loomis and Auburn decided to form an agricultural cooperative. Today, the flourishing Foothill Farmers’ Market operates two year-r ...

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Placer County’s Placer Farm & Barn Tour was a chance for 10 farms, vineyards and ranches to open up their homes and hearts Sunday to the public. And the public again took advant ...