Evergreen Nursery

LOCAL RANCHERS AND FARMERS GROW NEW BUSINESS MODELS DURING PANDEMIC

By Miriam Raftery

April 26, 2020 (San Diego’s East County) – “Zoom our Zoo is an online, real-time animal show tailored for your audience,” a message at the Oasis Camel Dairy website reads. 

Owners of the Ramona-based family business face high costs to feed and care for their camels, exotic performing birds, racing turkeys and other animals without public events during the COVID-19 pandemic. So now they are offering interactive programs online to liven up corporate events or entertain kids with virtual birthday parties featuring “camel capers and parrot pranks” through Zoom – for a fee.


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FATE OF EVERGREEN NURSERY SITE ON AGENDA TUESDAY IN SPRING VALLEY

 

By Miriam Raftery

July 8, 2013 (Spring Valley) – The Spring Valley Community Planning Group will hear a committee report Tuesday night  on Master Craft Homes’ proposed residential development at Jamacha Boulevard at Sweetwater Springs Boulevard, the former Evergreen Nursery site.

 The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at the San Miguel Consolidated Fire Protection District headquarters, located at 2850 Via Orange Way in Spring Valley.


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