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Category: Meet a Farmer

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...

April 14, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Vincent Ricchiuti of P-R Farms

Meet Vincent Ricchiuti, Director of Operations for P-R Farms and Enzo Olive Oil in Fresno, CA. As a fourth-generation farmer, he understands how important and crucial farmers are. Learn more...

April 7, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Will Nelson of The Bear and The Bee Farm

Meet Will Nelson, Co-Owner of The Bear and The Bee Farm in Placerville, CA. As a young farmer who wasn’t born into the farming industry, his love for the land and environment began in college...

March 31, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Bob McKellar of McKellar Family Farms

Meet Bob McKellar, CEO of McKellar Family Farms in Ivanhoe, CA. As a third-generation citrus grower, he loves the farming lifestyle and encourages young people to get involved in the industry....

March 24, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Mike Naggiar of Naggiar Vineyards

Meet Mike Naggiar, Founder and Vineyard Manager for Naggiar Vineyards in Grass Valley, CA. After retiring from Hewlett Packard, he decided to keep his mind and body sharp by starting a vineyard...

March 17, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Kelton Fleming of Duck Creek Nursery

Meet Kelton Fleming, Owner of Duck Creek Nursery in Lodi, CA. As a second-generation farmer, he loves being able to work with this family every day. Learn more about Kelton, why being a small...

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