PlacerGROWN

Kaminsky cream of the crop

The 2010 Farmer of the Year Award was presented to Bryan Kaminsky by PlacerGROWN at their 15th annual Food and Farm Conference at Lincoln High School on Jan. 30. Kaminsky, who ...

PlacerGROWN gears up for farm conference

For 15 years Placer County farmers and ranchers have taken advantage of a unique opportunity to improve their craft and share their knowledge. The PlacerGROWN Food & Farm Confere ...

It’s easy to keep your dollars local during the holidays

As the holidays approach, now is the time to “Think Local First” when shopping for gifts and meals and when entertaining family and friends. There is no better gift than fo ...

Fall a wonderful time to celebrate Placer’s bounty

Fall is a wondrous season in the foothills. There’s no better time to take a drive along the rural roads that stitch together our communities. Take historic Route 40 or the L ...

Auburn puts on an extraordinary weekend

What a pleasure it is to live in Auburn, Calif. The long weekend was filled with all things beautiful and good to eat and drink. First, the last Artwalk of the season. Strolling ...

Farm a big factor at the Fair

It’s time once again for the annual excitement that is the Gold Country Fair. Beyond the midways with their neon lights and exhilarating rides, past the hucksters hawking the ...

PlacerGROWN elects new officers

PlacerGROWN elected board members for 2009-2010 at its recent annual meeting. Five new board members were elected, including Tim Cheney, CC Family Farm, Penryn, representing Fresh ...

She’s the toast of the industry

For Teena Wilkins it’s not just a legacy she wants to build, but a hot spot for agricultural tourists and lovers of home-grown products — wine or otherwise. And it’s that de ...

Loomis chef to demonstrate seasonal menu

Chef Rod Williams of the New Horseshoe Bar Grill in Loomis will be one of the featured presenters for PlacerGrown’s Food and Farm Conference, to be held Saturday, Feb. 7, in Lin ...
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