Skip to main content

Style Magazine

Where We Live: March 2021

“I was born and raised in Placerville and wouldn’t live anywhere else, because of the friendly community, idyllic climate, and abundance of farms and ranches that sell fresh produce, meat, and dairy products.”

Photo by Karen Schmautz, Sierra Springs Photography,, @sierra_springs_photo



Yes, fresh eggs are all they're cracked up to be. Grab yours at one of these local farms.

24Carrot Farm, Placerville,
If you’re out and about in Placerville, drop by 24Carrot Farm’s farm stand; alternatively, you can order online or utilize their curbside pickup.

A Rusted Roost, Penryn,
If you’re considering raising chickens, or expanding your henhouse, The Rusted Roost sells a wide variety of hatching eggs.

Rustic Windmill Farms, Loomis,
You’ll find two adorable livestock guardian dogs, Charles and Winter, watching after the chickens at Rustic Windmill Farms.

Sinclair Family Farm Store, Penryn,
If you have a sensitivity to chicken eggs, Sinclair Family Farm recommends trying their non-GMO duck eggs—great on their own and for baking.

Smitten Homestead, Newcastle,
Pick up a dozen of Smitten Homestead’s free-range eggs at The Auburn Bodega.

Compiled by Nelly Kisylanka