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Discover Local at Co-op

In an effort to increase awareness of locally grown produce the Briar Patch Co-op is offering a series of events this August to celebrate Nevada County’s local farmers and producers. Briar Patch Marketing Manager, Stephanie Mandell, shares the Bria Patch definition of local and regional.
Click here to listen to Stephanie Mandell

Mandell says one event is a trip to First Rain Farm on Sunday, August 11.
Click here to listen to Stephanie Mandell

In order to showcase local and regional food, a tasting party featuring local produce, bread, wines, and more will be offered on August 25.
Click here to listen to Stephanie Mandell

Some of the foods include Redwood Hill chevre with Blue Diamond crackers, Sierra Nevada Graziers cheese with bread from The Baker and the Cake Maker, and BriarPatch deli dishes featuring tomatoes from Greg’s Organics.

At the end of the month n Friday, August 23, watch a couple set out to eat the way their grandparents did – seasonally and locally – in the film, “Eating Alabama.

Click here to listen to Stephanie Mandell

For more information visit briarpatch.coop.
With all of these August activities it should be simple to Discover Local.

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