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Coffee shop rolls to Fairgrounds
A trolley serving coffee, specialty drinks and baked goods
has opened for business at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.
Califia Café is the result of a partnership between the Fairgrounds and BrewBakers Coffee and Pastry House of Grass Valley. The trolley was donated by Bob and Debbe Peterson of Lazy Dog Ice Cream and is sponsored by Califia Farms, a plant-food supplier from the Joaquin Valley.

“We’re thrilled to be making Califia Café a reality,” Rea Callender, CEO of the Nevada County Fairgrounds, said. “The Fairgrounds is known as a gathering place for the community and this is one more way of welcoming our community and encouraging visitors to stop by for a cup of coffee and enjoy the beautiful grounds.”

Califia Café opened for business on Aug. 1 at Gate 1 at the Fairgrounds where it will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday throughout the year except for during the Nevada County Fair, which goes from Aug. 10-14.

During the fair, the trolley will be at the RV Park at the Fairgrounds where customers can purchase coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, specialty drinks and pastries.

“BrewBakers is excited to be partnering with the Nevada County Fairgrounds and opening the café,” said Robin Spencer, owner of BrewBakers. “This provides an additional location for us to serve our specialty coffee and pastries, and it allows us to be part of the Fairgrounds, which has been an important part of our family for many years.”

The Fairgrounds are at 11228 McCourtney Road in Grass Valley. For more information, visit NevadaCountyFair.com or call 530-273-6217.
Califia Café will be serving BrewBakers Coffee from a trolley donated by by Bob and Debbe Peterson of Lazy Dog Ice Cream.