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Category: Meet a Farmer

June 23, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Mai Nguyen of Farmer Mai

Meet Mai Nguyen, Founder and Owner of Farmer Mai in Upper Lake, California. After studying climate research in college, she got tired of documenting the ways we’re harming the planet and...

June 16, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Jesus Romero of J&E Farms

Meet Jesus Romero, Production Manager for J&E Farms in Oxnard, California. As a second generation farmer, he’s working hard to follow in his father’s footsteps and continue with his...

June 9, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Kurt Richter of Richter AG

Meet Kurt Richter, Vice President and Farm Manager for Richter AG in Northern California. As a fourth generation farmer, he’s proud of his family’s commitment to environmental...

June 2, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Scott Johnsen of Frei Brothers

Meet Scott Johnsen, Winegrower for Frei Brothers Sonoma Reserve in Dry Creek Valley in Healdsburg, CA. As the son of a NASA scientist and a teacher, he was raised to respect the importance of...

May 26, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Jeff Dolan of DiMare Fresh

Meet Jeff Dolan, Field Operations Manager of DiMare Fresh in Indio, CA. As a third-generation farmer who started working when he was 12 years old, he knows what it takes to manage a great farm...

May 19, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Karen Chandler of Cecchetti Olive Oil

Meet Karen Chandler, Owner of Cecchetti Olive Oil in Lodi, CA. As a first-generation farmer, she took a hands-on approach to learning how to farm. Learn more about Karen, why her business...

May 12, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Tony Ortiz of Joseph & Sons

Meet Tony Ortiz, Operations Manager of Joseph & Sons in Santa Paula, CA. With more than 50 years of growing experience, his father built this business from the ground up. Learn more about...

May 5, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Ben Hansen of 24Carrot Farms

Meet Ben Hansen, Owner of 24Carrot Farm  in Placerville, CA. As a first-generation farmer, he started this business from the ground up and loves supplying his community with fresh...

April 28, 2017
Meet a Farmer: David Beckstoffer of Beckstoffer Vineyards

Meet David Beckstoffer, President and Chief Operating Officer of Beckstoffer Vineyards in Rutherford, CA. As a second-generation farmer who started out in the corporate world, he now loves...

April 21, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Teresa Keenan of Keenan Farms

Meet Teresa Keenan, Marketing Manager of Keenan Farms in Kettleman City, CA. Born into the industry and married to a second-generation farmer, she knows how much hard work and dedication goes...

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