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. ...

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 ...

PlacerGROWN: Think locally at upcoming Food & Farm Conference

PlacerGROWN’s 16th annual Food & Farm Conference returns to Lincoln High School on Saturday, Feb. 5. This conference is an amazing regional resource for the local community, wit ...

Putting Earth first

Americans will celebrate Earth Day’s 40th anniversary on April 22. That’s four decades of environmental progress, and protests against pollution, toxic dumps, wildlife extincti ...