Directory of Producers L - P

LAND Hammer    ∞ Sustaining Member ∞

Sales Inquiries Contact: Chloe    (209)728-8581   LANDHammerFARM@gmail.com  PO Box 67, Murphys, CA 95247

Producer of award-winning, ultrafine cannabis flower for high quality extraction.

Debra Lawlor and Paul Beatty, MD

Supporters of local agriculture

Leaping Lavender Herb Farm

Contact: Wendy Gorton     (510) 589-2473     leapinglavenderherbfarm@gmail.com     www.leapinglavenderherbfarm.com     320 Allen Lane (POB 1822)  Murphys 95247 

Lavender and culinary herb products, cut flowers and specialty pumpkins.  Herb and flower workshops are also available.  June harvest for Lavender, summer/fall for pumpkins and ongoing for culinary herbs.

Madrone Coast @ Rancha Terra Bella     

Contact: Alison Charter-Smith     209-728-8757     alisoncs@wildblue.net        www.facebook.com/MadroneCoastFarm/ 1374 Hubbard Road, Sheep Ranch  95246

Farm stays, sheep shearing, demonstrations & open house events

Certified Organic Products:  Mixed vegetables and fruits (apples, pears)

Ducks & Chicken eggs, heritage pork and breeding stock.  Wool and wool bedding products.  Sheep breeding stock.

Harvest dates:  May-October     Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm & open holidays

Maggi's Farm

Contact: Maggie & Richard Blood  (209) 286-1394

Supporters of local agriculture

Mangini Ranch Olive Oil     

Contact: Kris Mangini     (209) 763-1033     kmangini@pacbell.net     www.manginiranch.com     5420  CA Hwy-12, Wallace, CA 95254

Mangini Ranch Olive Oil Company is located in Wallace, CA, near Lake Camanche Reservoir in Calaveras County.  The orchard includes Mission, Picholine, Manzanillo & Picual Olive Trees with a sprinkling of other varietals.  Our orchard is pesticide & herbicide free.

Our olives are hand harvested and pressed fresh in our Pieralisi olive mill on the property.   We leave the oil unfiltered to preserve the flavor.  After passing rigorous testing and sensory evaluation, our Olive Oil is certified by the California Olive Oil Council (COOC).  

Winner of the 2018 Best Food Awards, Gold Medal at the Los Angeles International Olive Oil Competition, three Gold Medals at the California State Fair and Best in Class (2018).  Find our Olive Oil at Mar-Val’s, Moke Hill Market, Corti Brothers, and the Calaveras Business Resource Center.  We will also see you at the CalaverasGROWN Farmers Market and Angels Camp Fresh Friday’s this summer.

Mark Twain Medical Center **Sustaining Member**

Contact:  (209) 754-3521    marktwainmedicalcenter.org     Nicki.stevens@commonspirit.org     768 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas  95249

Mark Twain Medical Center is a major provider of health care services and a major source of jobs for area residents.
 

Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services; including three Specialty Care Centers and four community Medical Centers. Our Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. 

Master Gardeners of Calaveras County

contact:  Dolores Ransom  edransom@earthlink.net   Demonstration Garden at the Calaveras County Government Center in San Andreas

selling a variety of plants through the CalaverasGROWN Online Market and at the CalaverasGROWN Farmers Market - Thursdays from 4 to 6 pm at the Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden

Terry McBride and Kathleen McBride

Supporters of local agriculture

Metzger Farms

contact: Randy & Susan Metzger (209) 768-9519

Supporters of local agriculture

Mokelumne Lavender

Contact:  Fred Starr & Prudence Starr   (209) 293-3250     prustarr@gmail.com

Mailing Address:  POB 654, West Point  95255

Pru and Fred star continue to grow mokelumne lavender. Products include bouquets, dryer bags, sachets, soap, and Victorian drawer wands.

Mother Lode Exchange -- see Exchange Community Market

 

Odile Morrison *Sustaining Member*

Supporter of local agriculture as well as the Market Manager for CalaverasGROWN's Certified Farmers Market in San Andreas and the Online Mobile Market

Nakagawa Ranches

Contact:  Keiko Nakagawa  (209) 663-7430  info@nakagawaranches.com   www.nakagawaranches.com 

Products:  Wagyu-Angus crossbred cattle and beef  

All our cattle are raised on an entirely natural, plant-based diet with maximum possible care. All our beef products are equivalent to or above the USDA PRIME, the highest beef grade in the U.S.  For more information, please visit our website!

Nancy's Jewelry & Gifts

Contact:  Nancy Nunez   (760) 224-2072    1212 Oak Park Dr., San Andreas 95252

handmade crafts from jewlery, blankets, ornaments, garden art, etc.  CA Resale Lic #100-562645

Olive Crush Farms

Contact: Christine Moulton     (209) 584-9000     http://www.olivecrushfarms.com    Our store:  Olive Crush Farms Provisions at 8-C California Street, Valley Springs 95252  open: Thurs-Sun  11:30 - 6

We offer Olive Oil, Artisan crafts and vintage Finds.  ---We are always looking to add additional local products to our store on consignment.  Our consignment fee for food items is 20%, handmade local items is 35%

Orvis Cattle Company

Contact:  Donald Harper   (209) 559-2122   beefsales@orvisbeef.com     www.orvisranch.com     9601 State Rt. 4, Farmington 95230

Orvis Cattle Company offers ranch raised grass fed beef. Our grass fed beef is grazed on our native range in the eastern central valley foothills, irrigated pasture, and summer alpine pastures of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Our cattle are never implanted with hormones or given antibiotics.  We offer 1/4 and 1/2 pasture raised beef. Our beef animals are born and raised on the ranch, and graze on native and irrigated pasture. 

Paloma Pollinators

Contact: Sean Kriletich  (209) 402-7801     palomapollinators@fastmail.es

Local Honey and beyond organic and sustainability raised produce and fruit.  Paloma Pollinators is offering our Bee Inspired Toys and Pollinator Hotels for sale.  All of our products are made from local wood harvested as part of our forest stewardship program in Calaveras and Amador Co.  Visit our website to see the models we have available.  www.beeinspiredtoys.com

Pebley Farms--Soap Goats and More

Contact:  Sherri Pebley   (209) 770-4286   grammysboergoats@gmail.com   www.soapsgoatsandmore.com  10855 Jesus Maria Rd., Mokelumne Hill  95245

Products:  Homemade goat milk soap, lotion, bath bomb.  Jams, apple butter and honey

Peet Apiaries

Contact: Jim and Judy Peet     (209) 887-9621     info@goldcountryhoney.com     www.goldcountryhoney.com

Crop pollination, local honey production of 100% pure, raw and unfiltered honey from the Calaveras Foothills and San Joaquin Valley.  We harvest according to the seasons.

PT Ranch **Sustaining Member**

Contact:  Emily Taylor   (650) 533-3610   emily@ptranch.co   www.ptranch.co   1605 Cook Rd., Ione 95640

Products:  Pasture raised pork, chicken and lamb.  Seasonal turkey and duck.  Lavender and olive oil.

       Corporate off-site and retreat venue

Harvest:  Year round: lamb, chicken and pork     Fall: turkey      Winter-Spring: ducks    Fall: olive oil     Spring: Lavender