Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Lauren Goodyear who is almost 2, never fails to stop by and see Strawberry Bob to get a sample from him.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Enrique Deimler, 4 of Folsom helps his parents select fruit.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph If you stop by Ramon Perez’s stall who owns RP Ranch in Placerville, you’re likely to get a cheery smile and baskets of cherry tomatoes filled with five different varieties.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Stop by Ortiz Farms for a sampling of sweet raspberries.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Issac Ross, 5 and Sophia Ross, 4 sample raw vegan spreads from The Cultured Kitchen.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Julie Mcintosh picks out Pink Brandywine heirloom tomatoes from the Thao Ranch stand.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Dakota Draper, 8 (left) from El Dorado Hills, her cousin Julianne Kelleher, 10 from Oakland and Milo, 2 help out at the Grace Foundation dog adoption booth at the Farmer’s Market.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Bob Orea (know to most as “Strawberry Bob) and Gerardo Perez from Perez Red Shack (right) have been regular vendos at the El Dorado Hills Farmer’s market since the very beginning. Ava Riseman, 5, who’s mother has a blueberry stand at the market, enjoys spending her time with Strawberry Bob, brightening his day.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Michael Runningbear began mining with his mother when he was just 11. At 64, he still travels the world mining semi-precious stones and turning them into beautiful pieces of jewelery.
Menka Belgal • The Telegraph Kaden Liebert, 3 speeds down the road with his dump truck, carrying the produce his mother just purchased.