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Category: Meet a Farmer

December 1, 2017
Meet a Farmer – Andrew Sohnrey of Sohnrey Family Farms

The Sohnrey family has been farming for five generations in California, they grow a wide range of crops including almonds, rice, prunes, walnuts and hay. They package their own line of seasoned...

November 17, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Meredith Bell of Autonomy Farms

Automony Farms is co-owned by two young, beginning farms who want to make a difference and help the food system.  They grow seasonal produce and humanely raised meat and eggs on their farm in...

November 10, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Scott Rossi of Tanimura & Antle

Farming 7,000 acres and 10 different crops, isn’t easy, but Scott Rossi enjoys the challenge.  And the best part of his job?  Growing healthy, tasty vegetables for people all over the...

November 3, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Amanda Kitaura of Bloom

This farmer got her start farming in Costco of all places! A trip to the super store and a bag of Dahlia tubers had Amanda Kitaura of Bloom hooked on growing her own flowers.  Amanda owns and...

October 27, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Liz Tagami, General Manager for Lucero Olive Oil

As General Manager for Lucero Olive Oil, Liz Tagami can be found doing everything from overseeing a photo shoot for a catalog, to discussing guest experience with their tasting room manager, to...

October 20, 2017
Meet a Winemaker – Mark Ferguson of Mission Bell Winery

A trip to a winery as a young man changed the career trajectory for Mark Ferguson, he traded in his law office life to eventually become a winemaker. And boy are we glad he did!  Meet Mark,...

October 6, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Ryan Van Groningen of Van Groningen & Sons

Van Groningen & Sons takes pride in offering high quality produce year-round. There main crops are watermelon, cantaloupes, honeydews, sweet corn, pumpkins, almonds and walnuts.  We had the...

September 29, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Mark Bacchetti of GloriAnn Farms & Marca Bella Farms

All he's ever wanted to do is farm, and that passion comes through in the quality of produce he grows! Meet Mark Bacchetti of GloriAnn Farms and Marca Bella Farms.  Chances are, you've enjoyed...

September 22, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Greg Boeger of Boeger Winery

As the oldest winery in El Dorado County and on the national registry of historical buildings, Boeger winery is a must-stop destination for wine tasters traveling in the Placerville area.  Meet...

September 15, 2017
Meet a Farmer:  Sundial Farms and South Coast Orchids

Meet two Southern California farmers who are passionate about providing customers with quality hydroponically grown vegetables and orchids.  Luis Palacio, client relationship manager, and...

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