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Category: Meet a Farmer

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...

September 9, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Alex Romans of Las Colinas Ranch

Meet Alex Romans of Las Colinas Ranch. Alex manages a large ranch growing mostly organic products. He is a dedicated community leader and has a wealth of farming knowledge that started at the early...

September 1, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Paul Scheid of Ocean Mist Farms

Ocean Mist Farms is known for their artichokes, but they grow over 30 different fresh vegetables.  CA Grown:  What are you doing today? Paul:  My day started out with a 7:30 AM...

August 25, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Mark Fowler, Associate Winemaker at Skinner Vineyards

Growing up on a vineyard surrounded by vines had quite an impact on Mark Fowler.  As a young adult he returned to his roots to study winemaking, and it’s turned into a fruit-full career at an...

August 18, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Molly Chester of Apricot Lane Farms

When a chef and a filmmaker start a farm – the result is incredible food with an amazing story.  We caught up with the delightful farmer and chef Molly Chester, half of a farming duo that...

August 11, 2017
Meet a Farmer: Karen Avinelis, Thomas Creek Farm

Meet Karen Avinelis, Founder, President and Research & Development Director of Thomas Creek Farm in Porterville, CA. When she’s not busy learning about the many health benefits of...

August 4, 2017
Meet a Farmer: John Bos of Dutch Hollow Farms

Photo Credit: Modesto Bee Meet John Bos, Owner of Dutch Hollow Farms in Modesto, CA. As a farmer and pumpkin patch owner, he loves what he does and loves bringing joy to people. Learn more...

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