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APPLE HILL TOUR
with larsen apple barn, barsotti juice co. & mai farms
monday, september 24 • 8am-3pm

PLACER GROWN TOUR
with twin peaks orchard, produce alive & Stone's throw farm
wednesday, oct. 17 • 8:30am-2:30pm

FALL FARMER'S MARKET
wednesday, nov. 7, 2018 • 10am-2pm

 

california endive production shortage 

california-endive-farms-belgian-endiveAs of August 24, please be aware that California Endive Farms is experiencing a severe production shortage from their white endive roots. The roots are only producing at about 25-35% of normal volume. Endive roots are grown in the summer months and harvested in the fall/winter, then stored at freezing temperatures until they are thawed and finished growing into endive. The roots that are currently being grown into endive were harvested in January. California Endive will begin to harvest their new crop roots in mid-September and hope to be back to full production by mid-October. Production of red and coraline roots are expected to remain steady throughout the shortage of white. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause and will update you when supplies increase. Thank you.

Dwelley Farms, located in Brentwood, CA-26 miles west of Stockton. The Brentwood agricultural area is close to the Sacramento Delta and within view of the Altamont Pass and Mt. Diablo. During the growing season, the area is characterized by hot days and cool nights which result in excellent growing conditions for a variety of fruits and vegetables including tomatoes, squash, beans, corn, cherries, peaches and apricots. Mark Dwelley’s family has been farming in the area since the 1920’s. Mark has over 30 years experience on the farm and currently has over 800 acres planted to a variety of crops. Purchasing fruits and vegetables directly from local farms ensures longer shelf life as well as a higher degree of quality and freshness. We are pleased to continue our relationship with Dwelley Farms.

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