Placer, Nevada and Sierra counties win honors at State Fair

Glenn County has won Best of Show for their county exhibit. The Salvagno family, celebrated their 11th anniversary of building Glenn County’s exhibit at the California State Fair. Although they have won Silver and Gold awards in the past, Glenn County has won the Best of Show Award for the second consecutive year. Member of […]

Track 7 Brewing signs lease for major expansion

Track 7 Brewing Company signed a lease with Westcore Properties at 826 Professor Lane, Suite 100, Sacramento CA 95834. The property is about 35,000 square feet, and Track 7 Brewing Company intends for the newly leased space to serve as its core manufacturing, packaging and distribution facility, as well as provide a second tasting room […]

Sierra Foothills’ food & wine featured at State Fair

A THEME FOR THIS YEAR’S CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR, from July 11-27 at Cal Expo in Sacramento is “From our Farm to Your Table.” It draws 700,000 people annually, more visitors than most professional sports teams attract in an entire season. Nowhere is the counties’ exhibit theme more appropriate than for our region. We offer an […]

Ol’ Republic Brewery wins “Best of Show” honor at California State Fair

Ol’ Republic Brewery won a “Best of Show” award for its California Common beer at the California State Fair, along with four other medals, a major coup for the upstart Nevada City brewery. There were 858 entries judged and 239 registered participants, judges and stewards. “We are very proud and humbled to win five medals this year […]

Fresh food teams in Sierra foothills

“FROM OUR COUNTY TO YOUR TABLE” IS THE theme of the California State Fair in July. It is well suited to our region, where chefs specialize in using fresh, local ingredients, including fruits and veggies, meats and poultry, and grains. Examples include Ike’s Quarter Cafe in Nevada City; Newcastle Produce; Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli […]

Fresh food teams in the Sierra Foothills

“FROM OUR COUNTY TO YOUR TABLE” is the theme of the California State Fair in July. It is well suited to our region, where chefs specialize in using fresh, local ingredients, including fruits and veggies, meats and poultry, and grains. Examples include Ike’s Quarter Cafe in Nevada City; Newcastle Produce; Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli […]

Exclusive: A farm-to-fork theme mulled for California State Fair in 2014

A fresh, local food theme, such as “From Our Land to Your Table,” is being considered for the California State Fair on July 11-27, 2014, we’ve learned. No final decision has been made, but it reflects the boom in the fresh, local food movement that is spreading throughout Northern California. We’d certainly applaud that theme. […]

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