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August 15, 2008

Farming on the Urban Edge

Hear from family farmers living in Brentwood, one of the most rapidly developing parts of the Bay Area.

July 25, 2008

Farmers Adapt to High Gas Prices

You could call it a labor of love. Each Saturday, Tory and Rebecca Torosian of Tory Farms drive the farm’s grapes and stone fruit 212 miles to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market…

May 02, 2008

Late Freeze, Big Loss

A look at the kinds of havoc unexpected bad weather can create for farmers.

January 11, 2008

A Date to Remember

There are only a few places in North America that provide the optimal hot, dry growing conditions for date farming. Robert Lower and Christina Kelso share some of the unique techniques they use to grow twelve date varietals at Flying Disc Ranch in Thermal, California.

December 07, 2007

Letters From Town School

Thank you letters from a recent school trip to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.



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