mandarins

Freezing temperatures to linger in Auburn, foothills

A string of sub-freezing nights in Auburn and the foothills will continue through Thursday, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Temperatures are expected to slowly move u ...

Mandarin growers move to save crop from freeze

  A cold snap has mandarin growers in the foothills of Placer County looting closets for sheet and cranking up irrigation systems to protect orchards and the tangy treats han ...

Summer sticking around in Auburn, Placer County

  The final vestiges of the warmth of summer are lingering well into the fall, giving hope to mandarin growers and headaches to firefighters. At Abel’s Garden House on ...

Mountain Mandarin Growers’ Association hosts Orchard Days

Tasty, tree-ripened, hand-picked mandarins, with a cold-fighting benefit, are set for stardom during this year’s Mountain Mandarin Orchard Days presented by Placer County&rsq ...

Real Food: Mandarins sweetening winter meals

The slightly warm days and chilly nights of December are just right for fully developing the full flavor and sweetness of Placer County’s Satsuma mandarins. How blessed we are to ...

Locally Yours: Mandarins sweeten an already wonderful holiday

Two days until Christmas and then a week to the new year. Wow this year has gone by in a flash. I have been thinking about being Farmers’ Market Manager and writing for the A ...

Mandarins’ health benefits creating boom in fruit sales

With Placer County’s synephrine-rich mandarins still being picked off foothills trees, the so-called super fruit is being touted as the holiday gift of health. Joanne Neft, an A ...

Media buzzing over mandarin health benefits

With sniffles and coughs heralding the start of cold season, word of Placer County’s super fruit is going viral on a national scale. Placer County’s mandarin orange crop is fro ...

Mandarin crop is lighter this year but as delicious as ever, farm adviser says

It’s time again for the zipper fruit! Mandarin season is upon us in Placer County. Orchards are opening to excited customers and there’s some information mandarin fans should ...