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Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...

Versatile garden star peppers summer menus

They can sweeten omelets, spice up salads or add fire to salsa. And when it comes to taste, “all peppers are flavorful if you let them ripen,” said Jan Thompson, owner ...

Twin Brooks Farm receives Friend of Agriculture Award

A Loomis family with a farming tradition that goes back more than a century is this year’s Friend of Agriculture. Francis and Jan Thompson, owners of Twin Brooks Farm and Ne ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...