My husband Bruce, right, took our 12-year-old son John, left, and five of his friends on a farm tour a few days before Christmas, and they stopped to check out the Goose Pond. The pond is home to a few domestic geese that we acquired a couple years ago–eight geese had been displaced by a wildfire and our local animal shelter asked us if we could provide a body of water for the evacuated birds. The boys are standing on the levee that’s being rebuilt due to soil erosion following heavy spring rains. They didn’t stand around for long, however; they ran around the hills, explored the oak woodlands, viewed Golden Eagles and other wildlife, and thoroughly enjoyed being boys in the country. By the way, one boy’s mother said this photo looks like an album cover!
Rominger Brothers Farms won first place in the 3rd Annual Winters Tractor Parade in the Farm Fresh category! Justin Rominger drove our tomato harvester down Main Street in Winters, California, on Saturday, Dec. 2nd, and was joined by some of our farm employees and friends. The annual event was a big success and continues to get bigger every year. Downtown Winters was packed with people who came to watch the lighted-tractor parade and tree-lighting ceremony, and many children enjoyed visiting with Santa Claus during his appearance at Rotary Park.