Artisan Foods at Farmers Markets

THE BOUNTY AT FARMERS markets includes more than seasonal fruit and veggies. Artisan food also is offered, including bread, cheese, jams, sausage, pâté, meats and fish.
Some examples we enjoy from the Foothill Farmers Market (at one or more locations): cheese from Dedrick’s Cheese in Placerville; sausages from Smokey Ridge Charcuterie in Placerville; chicken, lamb, pork [...]

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 cows. By [...]

Sinclair Family Farm in Penryn now has pork!

Sinclair Family Farm of Penryn has added pork to its offerings of grass-fed lamb and beef, pastured poultry and cage-free pasture raised eggs.
We ordered some ham, pork chops and spare ribs from Sinclair Family Farm this month, and all of them were delicious.
“Our pigs are following along with our other livestock and are pasture [...]