Thursday, September 29, 2016

Potluck, lecture and discussion with Tom & Denesse Willey of TD Willey Farms (
Wednesday, October 19th, 20166-9 PM Auburn Veterans Hall, 100 East St, Auburn

Join us for a potluck dinner and take the opportunity to learn from Tom and Denesse Willey, pioneers of organic agriculture. Tom and Denesse are entertaining and eloquent speakers with more than 35 years of experience growing and selling amazing fruits and vegetables in the San Joaquin Valley. If you farm or ranch in Placer and Nevada counties you will want to attend. Come and learn from people who know what it takes to make a living as farmers.

The event is open to anyone who currently operates a commercial farm in Placer, Nevada, and surrounding counties. Space is limited, so reservations are required.

It’s free, but it is a potluck! Please bring a dish to feed 8 people. We will provide tableware and soft drinks.
Last name:   
A-I Salad
J-R Main dish
S-Z Dessert
Registration is required. Sign up at

Farmer-to-Farmer Breakfast with Tom & Denesse Willey
Thursday, October 208-10:30 AMAuburn Veterans Hall, 100 East St, Auburn
Take the opportunity to talk with Tom and Denesse Willey of TD Willey Farms, pioneers of organic agriculture.
Breakfast will be coffee, juice, pastries, eggs, and fruit. Cost is $10.00 per person, payable on-line by credit card. Payment is Non-Refundable.
Reservations are required. Please RSVP by October 13th at
Open to commercial farmers and ranchers in Placer, Nevada, and surrounding counties.

Intro to Farm Business Planning: 1-day Workshop
Friday, November 4, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM, UCCE office, Auburn
For beginning farmers in the first 3 years of operation who have started selling.  We’ll discuss setting up your farm as a business: regulations, financial management & cash flow, and planning for risk.
Registration will open next week.  Check the Foothill Farming calendar for details.