Friday, November 18, 2011

Farmer -to-Farmer Networking Breakfast
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 7:00-8:30 AM
Mel's Diner "The Back Room" 1730 Grass Valley Highway, Auburn

Join us for the inaugural Placer/Nevada Farmer-to-Farmer networking breakfast. Come & meet other farmers and ranchers. Enjoy a chance to relax and talk with other producers about issues affecting local agriculture. Attendance is limited to local farmers within Placer and Nevada counties.

Full menu will be available, each producer will pay for his/her own breakfast, 18% tip will be added.
Please RSVP to Cindy Fake ( by 9 AM Nov 28 so we can give the restaurant a count.


Sierra CRAFT Cool Season Vegetable Workshop for Commercial Vegetable Growers

Twin Brooks Farm, Loomis, CA

December 2nd, 10 AM to 3 PM

Rain Date December 7th

$5 per person, $10 per farm (up to 3 people)

Are you a commercial vegetable grower interested in expanding your production season? Local markets are in need of more cool season vegetable producers. Come to this workshop and learn about what is involved in winter and spring production - planning, seedbed preparation, varieties, and techniques.

Learn from expert local growers:

Alan Haight, Riverhill Farm

Jim Muck, Jim's Produce

Jan & Francis Thompson, Twin Brooks Farm

Space is limited so pre-registration is required! Register on line at

Scholarships are available on request. Contact Cindy Fake,

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This workshop is funded in part by Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education and the USDA Risk Management Agency.