PlacerGROWN

Sunday’s Farm and Barn Tour kicks off PlacerGROWN Month in Placer County

The Farm and Barn tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday celebrates October’s PlacerGROWN month in Placer County. The self-guided tour includes farms, ranches and breweries in P ...

Agriculture still significant part of our community

Although many of us who didn’t grow up in Placer County might not realize it, agriculture has strong roots here. That many of us don’t remember the agricultural histor ...

Fresh from the farm

Fresh veggies and fruit. The whiff of hot kettle corn. Live music and ambient hustle and bustle. All things to expect in your neighborhood farmers’ market in warmer seasons. ...

We got the beet - Eat these root vegetables for a healthy heart and many vitamins

As you browse your local, year-round farmers’ market, make it a point to pick up a few farm-fresh PlacerGROWN beets. Incredibly rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals, as w ...

Farmers' Markets bring fresh, local products to Placer County

Farmers markets are bursting with local color and flavor. There is a market open most days. In Auburn, the market buzzes in Old Town on Saturdays and at DeWitt Center on Wednes ...

CalFresh now accepted at Auburn farmers market

This year, fresh fruits and vegetables will be available for low-income families at the DeWitt Center Placer Grown Farmers’ Market. New to this year’s market is the abi ...

Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...

Conference community track to focus on sustainability

PlacerGrown’s annual Food and Farm Conference is an information-packed resource for local farmers. But it also embraces community participation. This year’s four community-stra ...