ur roots in the Carson Valley run deep. Deep roots which tap into
the Carson River sustaining the green, lush pastures. Deep roots that embrace the rural heritage of ranching families who have called the Carson Valley home for over a century. And deep cultural roots of the Washoe Tribe, who were the first inhabitants of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding area, relying on years of hunting and gathering techniques to sustain them. While many people have passed through the area, others have returned repeatedly. Who can blame them with the breathtaking scenic beauty and agricultural viewsheds, as well as the historic and
Farms & Ranches
Bently Ranch 1089 Stockyard Road, Minden At Bently Ranch, we’re proud of this land and proud of our roots — together, our ranchers and farmers raise the finest non-GMO grains, this land can offer. We sustainably cultivate our farm from beginning to end, operating the region’s largest composting program that provides sustainable nutrient-rich soil used to grow 2,700 acres of wheat, rye, barley, hops, oats, and 3,300 acres of alfalfa. Our sister company, Bently Heritage Estate Distillery, exclusively uses 100% of our grains to create some of the world’s finest spirits.
Jacobs Family Berry Farm 1335 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville 775-525-0450, jacobsberries.com Luscious blackberries and raspberries are handpicked daily for sale July-September, and berry products are available year round. It’s also a special events venue.
cultural charm? #WhyCV Here’s to celebrating the roots we all appreciate! Lindsay Chichester, PhD, Douglas County Extension Educator
Vi s i t Ca r s o n Va l l e y . o r g
Cora Jacobs Family Berry Farm A fantastic place for berries and other produce. Great hospitality. A wonderful venue for weddings and other events.