Here's a video that offers a charming look at a couple of citrus farms in Northern California. The land in question is located in Placer County, about 16 miles east of Sacramento where the warm days and cool nights make it the perfect place to grow citrus.
The video is part of the Farm Fresh series produced by Food Republic in collaboration with Hangar 1 Vodka. It offers a glimpse of the hardworking citrus farmers who satiate the world's demand for juicy hand-picked mandarins and oranges.
You'll meet Jan Thompson, a farmer and founder of the Newcastle Produce market, and Carol Nakae-Iwasaki from Twin Peaks Orchards, who harvests fruit by hand as her family has done for generations in foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Take a look:
Via Food Republic