4021 Val Verde Road
Loomis, CA 95650
Sales: Farmers’ Markets
Hours: Please call
Products: Variety of seasonal fruits and veggies.
Sales: On-farm, Farmers’ Markets, we ship mandarins
Hours: Please call for hours or appointment.
Products: Heritage Mandarins, Navel Oranges, Tangerines, Grapefruit, Minneolas, Valencia Oranges, Meyer Lemons, Blood Oranges, Persimmons, Heirloom Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes, Hybrid Tomatoes, Basil, Cucumbers, Summer and Winter Squash, Pumpkins, Soft Skinned Melons, Mixed Cut Flowers, Cut Sunflowers, Cut Fragrant Garden Roses.
Find us at: Old Town Auburn Farmers’ Market and Fountains Farmers’ Market in Roseville by Whole Foods.
Mandarins available at Echo Valley Feed during Mandarin Season.
Some Wholesale welcome.
About Us: Steve and Lisa Pilz run the farm, which Steve’s Grandfather, Edmund Pilz, began. Ed began farming in 1927. He farmed many farms in this area. His favorite being Hillcrest. He chose this site as his home. Our farm sits on a beautiful hillside overlooking the Loomis Basin in the rolling hills of Placer County. On clear days you can see Mount Diablo to the Southwest! Hillcrest has seen many varieties of fruit trees come and go since 1927. The mandarin trees that Ed budded and planted back in the late 50’s still exist. About 7 acres of vegetables and flowers are also grown on our farm.
Sales: Auburn & Roseville Foothill Farmers’ Market.
Hours: Auburn market is Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to noon, year-round; Roseville Fountains Market is Tuesdays, year-round, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Products: Organic, Heirloom, rare and unique stone fruit. Mandarins, grapefruit, and other citrus, peaches, and apricots. Certified organic since 1989.
3500 Gladding Road
Lincoln, CA 95648
Sales: Newcastle Produce, Tahoe Food Hub and Tahoe area restaurants
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Products: Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Summer Squash, Peppers, Padrons, Shishitos, Butternut, Winter Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Sunchokes, Turmeric, Sorghum, Luffa, Ashwagandha
About Us: Plum Possum is a small farm on the outskirts of Lincoln owned and run by Valerie and Jeff. Our fields are diverse, sustainably grown, and produce a wide range of colorful summer vegetables, winter roots, and year-round staples.
We grow some unusual crops, both to keep things interesting for ourselves and to challenge assumptions about what farm-fresh food encompasses. So many plants can be grown in our long summers and mild winters that are not widely available. The grocery store selection is just a small window into our many food options and broadening that window can increase the interest and enjoyment people get from their food. If there’s something you’d like to see grown locally, tell us about it!
Sales: Foothill Farmers’ markets on Tuesdays at the Roseville Fountains; Saturdays at the Auburn Old Town Courthouse, and Sundays at the Sacramento Farmers’ Market (under freeway). Wholesale sales are also available.
Products: Red & green butter-head lettuce, Little Gems romaine, Watercress
About Us: Produce Alive is the first commercial aquaponic farm in Placer County (and the Sacramento area). Currently producing aquaponically grown, living lettuce to local restaurants and farmers markets. Erik is passionate about aquaponics due to the emphasis on water conservation, working in environmentally controlled greenhouses, and high-density food production methods.