Category: Farmer Profiles

Seven Grandfathers Farm

  Thirty years ago, Craig Thomas had toiled over a specific French drain for his raspberries, hoping to eliminate any standing water, and improve drainage. It wasn’t about the bees pollinating or the rabbits eating the canes in winter. Soil structure and organic nutrients were not the problem […]

Mama Earth Farm

Ben and Mary Woods, Proprietors 6267 Candy Lane Somerset, CA 95684 Who is Tending Mother Earth … If it isn’t the next generation? “Nothing is more rewarding or more practical than taking care of what gives you life.”  On this premise, in 2008, Ben and Mary started farming […]

Full Moon Farm

FULL MOON FARM Greg Henry, Stephanie Lewis 3580 Big Cut Rd. Placerville, CA 95667 Visit Full Moon Farm on Facebook A country road takes you up hills and curves to a 32-acre farm nestled in a forest setting that feels far and away from the city just a mile […]

Fausel Ranch

FAUSEL RANCH 4881 Hanks Exchange Rd. Placerville, CA 95667 Proprietors: David and Deanna Fausel The Fausel Ranch is listed in California’s Agricultural Heritage Club and received special recognition in 2010 with a plaque in their honor. The ranch’s first year of operation is listed as 1877, but the Fausels were […]