PlacerGrown

Ag ‘speed dating’ the start of a beautiful relationship

PlacerGrown is putting an agricultural spin on “speed dating.” It’s a way to initiate a dialog between farmers and food buyers as the growing season approaches. “The time ...

Food and farm conference community track to focus on sustainability

PlacerGrown’s annual Food and Farm Conference is an information-packed resource for local farmers. But it also embraces community participation. This year’s four community-str ...

PlacerGROWN: Think locally at upcoming Food & Farm Conference

PlacerGROWN’s 16th annual Food & Farm Conference returns to Lincoln High School on Saturday, Feb. 5. This conference is an amazing regional resource for the local community, wit ...

Packing shed to put chill on food

A new facility in Penryn will offer a much-needed service to agriculture producers at the same time rejuvenating a part of Placer County history. Keith and Karin Sinclair, who ope ...

Family Day spotlights zest for mandarin farming

There won’t be a Placer Farm & Barn Tour this year. But PlacerGrown is stepping in to fill the gap with Family Day on the Farm, offering an up-close look at mandarin production. ...

Reinvestment act pays students to renovate Chana High garden

Over the past couple of months, several Chana High School students were given an outdoor alternative to the typical summer job. Chana was awarded a $21,500 grant as part of the Am ...

Area supermarkets add PlacerGrown fruit stand

Enjoying locally cultivated fruit just got even more convenient. Auburn’s Bel Air supermarket has installed a PlacerGrown “fruit stand” loaded with wooden crates of peaches, ...

Brushy Creek Nursery owners enjoy blooming second career

Ben and Phyllis Espinosa have something wonderful going on up at Brushy Creek Nursery in Foresthill and if you haven't been there, make sure you go this year. It is not like any ot ...