CalaverasGROWN Scholarships Awarded: Each year CalaverasGROWN awards two scholarships to high school seniors living in Calaveras County and planning to attend a college or trade school. The applicants must submit an essay on the topic: Name and explain at least 3 reasons why buying local agricultural products is important. The winners are: Mackin Bolton from Calaveras High School and Savannah Lee Tindell from Bret Harte High School….Click her to read their essays….
Calaveras Fresh Market in June Features:
VEGGIES—Swiss Chard, Squash (yellow, patty pan, zucchini), Basil, Onions, Green Garlic, Garlic Braids (later in the month) and Marchant Pepper Plants
from A.O. Ranch (209) 736-4281
LOCAL GROWN and AWARD WINNING ZINFANDELS! Black Sheep Winery’s June Special is a bottle of each of our Award Winning Zinfandels, one 2009 Calaveras County Zinfandel and one 2010 Amador Country Zinfandel, for $30.00. We hope that you will stop by the tasting room and give them a try!
Black Sheep Winery (209) 728-2157 Murphys
LIVESTOCK GUARDIAN DOGS-Great Pyrenees, 8 pups available
and FREE-RANGE EGGS– from Golden Oaks Farm (209) 786-2334
HONEY–Local Pure Honey from Kriletich Family Farms (209) 772-1604
DORPER LAMBS Available–Galaxy Farm (209) 754-1021
For your summer Barbecuing evenings try our #30 BOX OF GRASS-FED STEAKS AND GROUND BEEF. The box is $8.50 per pound and has #15 of ground beef and #15 of steaks. Call and order one today Orvis Cattle Company. (209) 559-2122 or Orvisbeef.com
EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL and RELATED PRODUCTS from Winter Creek Olives
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Thank you for visiting CalaverasGROWN
Calaveras County is tucked away in the foothills between Yosemite and Lake Tahoe and offers a variety of locally grown agricultural products available to the community and visitors. Our wide selection of products and services creates a diverse market and experience. You will find farm & ranch stays, fresh fruits and vegetables, wine, olive oil, honey and livestock products including eggs, poultry, goats, lamb, beef and textiles.
What Is CalaverasGROWN?
CalaverasGROWN is a countywide cooperative marketing program designed to assist
agricultural producers market their products. The objectives of CalaverasGROWN are to implement a strategic marketing program that incorporates all aspects of agriculture.
What Are Our Goals?
- Develop an expanded demand for locally grown and processed foods
- Increase agriculture production, profitability and opportunity
- Create and enhance a more sustainable community
- Enhance economic development and stability in Calaveras County