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Influx of young women changes the face of California farming

Influx of young women changes the face of California farming

On most mornings, Katie Fyhrie, 25 and Emma Torbert, 35 meet at dawn at their Davis fruit farm.


Katie Fyhrie, 25, begins her day recently by harvesting nectarines with Cloverleaf farm owner Emma Torbert, left, on a stone fruit orchard at the Collins Farm in Davis. The two women are...

The Sacramento Bee
Cap-and-trade could aid preservation of California farmland

Cap-and-trade could aid preservation of California farmland

Abandoning the farm that he had worked for three decades, and that his wife’s family had owned for over a century, was never an option for Dan Port.


The state aims to save agricultural land, like this rice field near Dunnigan, by paying farmers fees from cap-and-trade money.

Cowtown Eats
Rick’s Dessert Diner to close Sunday and move to new location

Jul 18, 2014

Rick's Dessert Diner will say farewell to its K street location and move to a larger spot a block away on J street next week, reports Jamie Slater in Sactown Mag. The new location at 2401 J St. will nearly...

Appetizers
Tower Bridge Dinner and Mulvaney’s pig roast at Raley Field set for 2014 Farm-to-Fork Week

Tower Bridge Dinner and Mulvaney’s pig roast at Raley Field set for 2014 Farm-to-Fork Week

The Tower Bridge will once again serve as the setting for a $175 dinner to cap Sacramento’s 2014 Farm-to-Fork celebration (Sept. 13-28), an event designed to showcase the region’s restaurants and agricultural heritage.



FOX40
Walmart Looking to Hire 300 for Roseville Store

Jul 18, 2014
Walmart Looking to Hire 300 for Roseville Store

ROSEVILLE-

A store opening in Roseville soon is looking to hire 300 people, and is holding a hiring event Friday and Saturday.

Walmart has set up a hiring center at 106 North Sunrise in Roseville to work with applicants.

They …


Foothill Agrarian
Farm-to-Fork – Why the Sacramento Bee Just Doesn’t Get It

Jul 18, 2014

The Sacramento Bee seems to have embraced the Sacramento region's growing "farm-to-fork" movement, but recent editorials, guest editorials and news coverage suggest a lack of understanding of what it takes to put food on our forks.  At best, ...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Planning Commission Rejects Billboard Request, ‘Disappointed’ Applicant to Seek Relief From City Council

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Jul 18, 2014
Elk Grove Planning Commission Rejects Billboard Request, ‘Disappointed’ Applicant to Seek Relief From City Council


July 18, 2014 |

Following an unusual sequence of events, the Elk Grove Planning Commission rejected a controversial proposal for a 76-foot tall billboard at their Thursday night regular meeting. 

By a 4-1 vote, commissioners rejected the proposal which sought to locate the massive sign on the east side of Highway...

TechWire
Eshoo, Issa, Matsui Sponsor Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act

Jul 18, 2014

U.S. Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Doris Matsui (D-CA) are co-sponsoring a Wi-Fi innovation bill introduced in the House on Tuesday. The bill’s primary sponsor, Rep.

The post Eshoo, Issa, Matsui Sponsor Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act appeared first on TechWire.net.


Cowtown Eats
For one day only, Uber will deliver ice cream to your home or office for a fee

Jul 18, 2014

Uber, an app where you can get a ride in a town car, SUV, or via somebody's newish personal car, is expanding into ice cream for one day only. Today, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., fire up the app...

TechWire
Microsoft to Wind Down Hollywood Operations

Jul 18, 2014

New Chief Executive Satya Nadella, who succeeded Steve Ballmer, has indicated that the company is shifting much of its focus to mobile and cloud-based technologies. The post Microsoft to Wind Down Hollywood Operations appeared first on TechWire.net.

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