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Category: Meet a Farmer

September 13, 2019
Meet a Vintner: Lulu McClellon of Handley Cellars

Growing up, her family’s vineyards and gardens were her playground, and today, as the proprietor for Handley Cellars, they still are!  Meet vintner Lulu McClellon, whose passion for...

July 19, 2019
Meet a Farmer: Marcos Van Wingerden

Marcos Van Wingerden is a third generation flower farmer from Ventura County, California.  As the Production Manager for Pyramid Flowers, he manages all the farming aspects of the business.  We...

June 28, 2019
Meet a Farmer: John Taylor of Taylor Brothers Farms

Taylor Brothers Farms, Inc. may be the largest grower and producer of organic prunes in the world, but John Taylor sure is humble about it. We had the chance to catch up with John a few weeks ago...

June 21, 2019
Meet a Farmer: Nevin Lemos of Lemos Jerseys

At 22, Nevin Lemos of Lemos Jerseys, one of the youngest dairy owners in California, has already been in the dairy business for two years. A fourth-generation dairy farmer, Nevin developed a passion...

June 14, 2019
Meet a Farmer: Dino Giacomazzi of Giacomazzi Dairy

Dino Giacomazzi is the fourth generation to manage Giacomazzi Dairy in Hanford, the oldest dairy in California.  Since 1893, his family has been providing nutritious milk to families, while...

May 24, 2019
Meet a Winemaker: Sandy Walheim of Virginia Dare Winery

Some folks start their day with a cup of coffee. But for winemakers, they may be starting the morning off with a winetasting.  That’s sometimes the case for winemaker Sandy Walheim, who’s...

April 19, 2019
Meet a Farmer: Andy and Julia Henderson of Confluence Farms

We caught up with farming couple Andy and Julia Henderson earlier this year when the rain was pouring in their neck of the woods. They were kind enough to spend a few minutes with us and share their...

March 29, 2019
Meet the Vintners: Kaj and Christian Ahlmann of Six Sigma Ranch

M Six Sigma Ranch & Winery is a breathtaking example of California agriculture, the 4,300 property is home to vineyards, cattle, pigs and sheep as well as home to local wildlife.  Owner...

March 22, 2019
Meet a Farmer: Sam Thorp of Spade and Plow Farm

Farming is a family affair for Sam Thorp who farms alongside his father Mike and brother Nick on their organic San Martin farm.  In 2010, they started leasing 10 acres of farmland with an eye on...

March 15, 2019
Meet a Farmer: Bryanna Eisenhut of Stones Throw Farm

It’s all about family, community and sustainable farming for this Colfax, California organic vegetable and flower farm.  Stones Throw Farm is owned and managed by married couple Bryanna and...

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