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Mountain Mandarin Growers hosting bingo night at Blue Goose

The Assistance League of Greater Placer holds its annual “Bingo Round-Up” fundraiser in April, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed Event Center in Loomis. Utilizing the expertise of A ...

Loomis farmers market offers buyers a local bounty

Knowing where your food is coming from is one of the main reasons to shop at a farmers’ market, according to Gordon Poulsen of Willow Creek Ranch. Poulsen’s produce topped nume ...

Mandarin farmers scramble to beat freeze

Placer County's mandarin growers had their fingers crossed tightly as they watched the thermometer this week. Temperatures were predicted to dip to the freezing point, threatening ...

Taylor Road winds its way through Loomis history

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of three stories on people and places whose influence on the community has earned them recognition as Loomis icons. ICONS OF THE CO ...

Fourniers' passion for farming grows

As a young man growing up on a farm in Lodi, Stephen Fournier’s first job was pruning grapes. Decades later, he has brought his love of growing things to Penryn, where he and his ...

Mandarin growers name new scholarship for Neft

The Mountain Mandarin Grower Association has established the Joanne K. Neft Scholarship fund to assist graduating seniors planning to continue their education, and to recognize the ...

Blue Goose Fruit Shed's new roof project is completed

With the completion of the “Roof the Goose” project, the historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed has gotten added protection from the elements. The first phase of the project saw the in ...

FFA gets help from Blue Goose, community

Mark Foley, of Blue Goose Produce, on Nov. 14 presented a check for $788 to Gina Dvorak, Del Oro High School FFA faculty advisor. The donation will enable the Del Oro High School s ...

Loomis Farmers' Market makes fruitful return

After more than 10 years without a farmers' market in town, fresh fruit and produce fans can now shop at the Loomis Farmers’ Market on Sunday mornings. Local growers of fruits an ...

Many contributed to Art Loop's success

The Loomis Art Loop was a great success on Mother’s Day weekend and we thank The Loomis News for keeping us in the public eye. The article on Sandy Delehanty gave good informatio ...