farmers

Reader input: Thank you to the farmers

I was eating a fresh pear for lunch today and I was thinking what a wonderful system we have that can deliver such a sweet treat into my hand with seeming ease and at a very reason ...

Reader Input: Farms diversify just to survive

We should not forget that our region’s agricultural activities came long before today’s bedroom community mentality. Placer County residents need to understand the ri ...

Off-road truck may end up in museum

Trail users, you just woke up and realized you are in a nightmare, and it’s real (“Trail users file lawsuit,” Journal, July 18). Congratulations!Where were you wh ...

Councilman trip concerned local topics

A recent meeting in Washington, D.C. included talks of Auburn issues. Councilman Mike Holmes said Wednesday he had several reasons for making the trip. “There were two reasons, ...

Allow farmers to sell direct without overregulation

With the current impact of the global economic crisis on ordinary citizens, it is essential that local ranches and small family farms are able to sell directly to customers through ...

Locally Yours: Local farmers deserve spotlight as much as top chefs

Why don’t we ever see a television show called “America’s Top Farmers” or “Food Network’s Next New Farmer?” In this country we seem to have elevated the chef to star ...