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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Taylor Maid Farms coffee sold to Healdsburg investment firm | The Press Democrat

Taylor Maid Farms coffee sold to Healdsburg investment firm | The Press Democrat: A Healdsburg investment firm announced Friday it has purchased Sebastopol’s Taylor Maid Farms coffee, entering a rapidly consolidating and changing marketplace dominated by the behemoth Starbucks and fast-charging Peet’s Coffee & Tea.

InHouse Ventures has purchased the business from Chris and Terri Martin, who bought 100 acres of property on Taylor Lane in Occidental in 1991 and two years later started roasting organic coffee beans for the wholesale market in an old barn on the farm. Financial details were not revealed.

Agriculture Displays Four Pieces Of Equipment Made Available Through Senate Drought Funding -

Agriculture Displays Four Pieces Of Equipment Made Available Through Senate Drought Funding -: The Department of Agriculture had on display today four pieces of equipment purchased through a $500,000 Senate appropriation that was approved by Governor Kenneth Mapp last year during the drought season.