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Episode 911 - The Ag Traveler: Hitting the Farm Trail  Watch Video

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The Ag Traveler
The Ag Traveler

El Dorado County is at the heart of California's Gold Rush country – often called the "Mother Lode." The county's modern history has grown beyond the Gold Rush era to a thriving agri-tourism economy with hundreds of apple orchards and its own wine appellation as the center piece. To help visitors find their way, the food producers have developed an “El Dorado County Farm Trails” guide to help visitors traverse what experts say is one of the state’s premiere farm trails.

California Heartland’s Gary Gelfand visits the Fudge Factory Farm in Placerville. The factory is also a farm; most of the ingredients that go into their tasty treats are grown right there. Owner, Jean Reinders will show us what she grows and how she turns nature’s goodies into something even sweeter.

We’ll also go to Patrick's Berry Farm in Camino. At a time when they're bursting with berries, cherry tomatoes and peppers! You can pick them all and we’ll learn how from the experts at the farm.

Last stop, Boeger Winery. Gary gets a glimpse of how Boeger's versatility and quality in red, white and dessert wines makes wine tasting a wonderful experience.

Additional Info:

Fudge Factory Farm
www.fudgefactoryfarm.com

Patrick's Mountain Grown Fresh Berry Farm www.patricksmountaingrown.com

Boeger Winery
www.boegerwinery.com

El Dorado County Farm Trails
www.edc-farmtrails.org

 

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