Nevada City Farmers Market: Local farms for this year

The Nevada City Farmers Market begins on June 16 (Father’s Day weekend) and runs until November 17, 2012 (Weekend Before Thanksgiving). Here’s a list of the farms for this year: Boxcar Farm Based in Nevada City, California, Boxcar Farm sits among rolling hills and family vineyards on lush pastureland enriched by decades of happy grazing […]

BriarPatch’s Fresh Food Teams and Veggies in a Box

FRESH FOOD IS BOOMING IN OUR region. Another organic market just opened, New Earth in Yuba City. Auburn’s Foothill Farmers Market is open year-round. Four Frog Farm in Penn Valley now offers community supported agriculture all year long. As demand for local food rises, more farmers are selling their products directly to the public, according […]

BriarPatch sponsors local farmers at EcoFarm conference

I received this from the BriarPatch: It’s the slow season for farming in Nevada County, and young farmers Andrew Meyers and Maisie Ganz are putting their off-season time to good use. Thanks to scholarships from BriarPatch Co-op, both recently attended the EcoFarm Conference in Pacific Grove. Ganz, 27, came home from the conference full of […]

BriarPatch and Cal Organics also for meat eaters

We’re big fans of fresh local food. We eat lots of fruit and veggies, but we also eat beef. We like to go to the BriarPatch for “green” food but also for meat and poultry. The same goes for California Organics, which touts the nation’s only 100 percent organic meat counter, where we go to […]

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