PlacerGROWN

Master AGvocates graduate PlacerGROWN program

The inaugural Master AGvocate class includes 12 dynamic community members who have completed a three-month comprehensive Community Agricultural Leadership curriculum covering all a ...

PlacerGROWN president ready to talk ag

As the new president of PlacerGROWN, I have come to see that over the years all the past presidents have added a different style of visibility to the organization. It’s my turn n ...

PlacerGROWN seeks AGvocates

Are you an AGvocate? Do you shop at the farmers markets? Buy direct from farms and ranchers? Eat seasonally and locally? If so, PlacerGROWN invites you to participate in their new ...

PlacerGROWN: Participating in delicious thrill of Amgen tour

It’s all about those two-wheeled racers these days. A dedicated team has been planning for the Amgen Tour of California’s May 17 Stage 3 start in Auburn for a year, and there a ...

PlacerGROWN: How does massive March affect local farmers?

We’ve all been amazed at the intensity of March’s winter blast. Some of us have to shovel snow, others just grumble about the relentless rain and wind, but for our local farm ...

PlacerGROWN: The Snows know citrus

One of the greatest pleasures of the annual PlacerGROWN Food & Farm Conference, which was recently held at Lincoln High School, is to present the Farmer of the Year award. Each y ...

PlacerGROWN: Have a happy PlacerGROWN holiday

Food is definitely at the core of our holiday traditions. In the foothills we are blessed with year-round harvests from family farms, inspiring us to create colorful and tasty hol ...

PlacerGROWN: Something sweet’s on the horizon this month

We are so fortunate to live in a year-round fruit growing region. Just when summer fruit has become only a memory, our orchards are coloring up with persimmons and citrus. Persimmo ...

Placer GROWN: Something sweet’s on the horizon this month

We are so fortunate to live in a year-round fruit growing region. Just when summer fruit has become only a memory, our orchards are coloring up with persimmons and citrus. Persimmo ...

PlacerGROWN: Honey festival sure to tickle the taste buds

Placer County’s newest festival, the Placer County Honey Festival, will tickle your taste buds on Sunday, Sept. 19 at Ron Feist Park in Granite Bay. This new festival will educa ...