PlacerGROWN Farmers’ Markets Cropping up All over Placer County

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June marks the opening of 10 locations in Auburn, Foresthill, Granite Bay, Rocklin, Roseville, Tahoe City and Truckee.

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“The Foothill Farmers’ Markets are celebrating 25 years in Placer County with a rich local agricultural history that dates back to 1849,” says Foothill Farmers’ Market Association and PlacerGROWN Executive Director Carol Arnold.

The harvest is bountiful and Placer County Foothill Farmers’ Markets are popping up all over the region. In addition to the two year-round markets in Old Town Auburn and at the Fountains in Roseville, eight certified seasonal farmers’ markets open in June, offering a wide variety of local, farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, nuts, honey, eggs, herbs and more.

“The Foothill Farmers’ Markets are celebrating 25 years in Placer County with a rich local agricultural history that dates back to 1849,” says Foothill Farmers’ Market Association and PlacerGROWN Executive Director Carol Arnold. “Whether you live in the area or are headed to Lake Tahoe to escape the heat, a visit to one of our markets is a delicious option for fresh produce, eggs and meats.”

Open nearly every day of the week, the PlacerGROWN seasonal Farmer’s Markets play a vital role in the region’s food scene with locations in Auburn, Foresthill, Granite Bay, Rocklin, Roseville, Tahoe City and Truckee.

For more information on the Foothill Farmers’ Markets 2015 schedule, visit foothillfarmersmarket.com. To find information on Placer County farm-fresh food, wineries and agricultural events, visit placergrown.org.

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Media Notes:

About Foothill Farmers’ Market Association:
For 25 years the Foothill Farmers' Market Association has been hosting farmers' markets in Placer County, California. The Foothill Farmers' Markets are certified purveyors of local farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, nuts, honey, eggs and nursery items. For more information on the Foothill Farmers' Market Association, visit http://www.foothillfarmersmarket.com.

About PlacerGROWN:
Supported by Placer County, PlacerGROWN is the information source dedicated to educating residents about the freshest agricultural products the region has to offer. Through its website, social media channels, and other outreach programs, PlacerGROWN connects community members with the farmers’ markets, farms, orchards, ranches, wineries, nurseries, and specialty food stores in one of the most diverse growing areas in Northern California. To discover the bounty of agricultural products produced by farmers who call Placer County home, or for more information about PlacerGROWN, visit http://www.placergrown.org.

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