Mar

29

2011

Gardening Classes

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Mar

18

2011

Brighten up these gloomy days




Brighten up these gray and gloomy days with citrus – DeSantis has a variety of oranges, grapefruit and things you just won’t see any place else.

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Mar

12

2011

Barbara J Prebilich

Nancy Prebilich and Cindy Holland of Gleason Ranch suffered the loss of their mother this week.

A 4th generation native of Bodega, graduate of Tomales High and SRJC passed away last Sunday evening at the age of 64. Her sudden passing is attributed to a broken heart, suffered after having recently been widowed by her high school sweetheart and husband of 41 years, Anthony Prebilich. Barbara worked as a Trust Officer for Bank of America and Luther Burbank of Santa Rosa for over 30 years before operating her own private fiduciary service. Barbara loved spending time with her family hunting, fishing, camping, and picnicking. She spent the last five years fulfilling her life-long dream of retiring on her childhood ranch, familiarly known as Gleason Ranch. She is survived by her daughters Nancy Prebilich and Cindy Holland, son-in law John Holland, and three grand children, Alexander, Nicholas, and Samantha Holland. Donations made to People to People Ambassadors, sent to P.O. Box 149 Bodega, CA 94922, will directly benefit her grandchildren’s educational experience this summer.
Published in the Press Democrat from March 9 to March 12, 2011

Guest Book

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Mar

11

2011

Duffy Memorial Service

William Powers (Duffy) Shackelford

Duffy’s RHS Farm has been a part of the Santa Rosa Market for over 15 years.

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Nov. 20, 1953 – March 2, 2011

William Powers (Duffy) Shackelford passed away unexpectedly in his Woodland home on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. A celebration of his life is scheduled for 12:30 p.m., Saturday, March 12, at the Heidrick Agriculture Center, 1962 Hays Lane, Woodland.

Duffy was born on Nov. 20, 1953, in Salinas. He graduated from Palma High School in 1971. He attended Hartnell College, UC Davis, and received his degree from Sacramento State. Duffy taught sixth grade for 12 years in Esparto and Falls Elementary School in Suisun. He was well known in Winters for being a life guard and a swim team coach for several years.

For the past 18 years, Duffy has had extreme pride and pleasure in growing quality Early Girl tomatoes and selling his produce at farmers markets and high end restaurants in San Francisco and Napa. Duffy was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed fishing, politics, talking on the phone with friends and family, making sugar cookies with Kacy, and watching Sam play rugby for UC Davis.

Duffy leaves behind many good friends and a family that love him. Survivors include his beloved sister, Claire and her family, Sig and Robbie; his father, Bob; his partner in life for 28 years, Donalee; and the pride and joy of his life, son Sam; and daughter, Kacy.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Duffy Rugby Memorial, Luther Burbank Bank, Account No. 9919012949. Donations will be given to the UC Davis Rugby team. Evergreen Funeral Service of Woodland is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Mar

09

2011

Message from the Market Manager

If you shop at Whole Foods please think about the following comment of the CEO of Whole Foods, John Mackey, before you give them another dime:


In a recent profile in The New Yorker Whole Foods CEO, John Mackey, stated that “no scientific consensus exists” regarding the causes of climate change. He also stated that it would be a pity to allow “hysteria about global warming” to cause us “to raise taxes and regulation, and in turn lower our standard of living, and lead to an increase in poverty.”

This statement is about the equivalent of having shelves full of genetically engineered and Chinese sourced food that Mr. Mackey doesn’t tell you about.

Is there no integrity?

I don’t know why anyone gives money to Whole Foods when we have such excellent local grocery stores to support!

Paula Downing

Santa Rosa Market Manager

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Mar

08

2011

Lata’s Back

Lata is back at the Wednesday and Saturday market with her wonderful Indian cuisine.

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Mar

08

2011

Spring …almost




There are signs of spring at the market -beautiful lettuces including miner’s lettuce.
Beautiful bouquets and certainly a sign of spring everywhere Pussy willows.

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