Walker River Cooling and Nevada Fresh Pak
In 2009, we planted romaine for the Nunes team. Our partnership has been a natural progression of two family companies coming together to become smarter and more efficient. Our operations completely complement each other.

According to David Peri, “The Nunes family possess the same work ethic as our family does. They are hardworking honest leaders and innovators that care about the industry. Their level of expertise in harvesting, cooling, sales and marketing is unsurpassed. Our combined set of skills, along with our great people, truly create the perfect match.”

Nevada Fresh Pak, a Peri & Sons Farms company and the Nunes Company each bring a set of unique strengths, talents, resources and perspectives to the table. Our ability to work so well together as a team and to communicate and execute on shared goals and objectives is key to our ongoing success.
This exciting project reinforces our belief that Nevada’s Future is Fresh
“This venture is a great example of the success we’re witnessing across Nevada. I am proud to congratulate and thank this hometown company for investing in the region and bringing good paying jobs to Lyon County,” said Nevada Governor, Brian Sandoval. “The commitment of these two-family run companies shows their ability to creatively and strategically meet the demands of the marketplace. Nevada is proud to be a part of this vision and the positive impact it will have on our community.”

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One Thing in Common
Did you know onions are the only basic ingredient found in every single solitary cuisine around the world? Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Believed to be native to Asia, these underground bulbs are prized all over the world; they are definitely prized in Yerington, Nevada at Peri & Sons Farms where we have been growing premium white, red, yellow, sweet and organic onions since 1979.

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Gnocchi with Spinach and Mushrooms
Ingredients
2 cups store-bought gnocchi
4 cups baby spinach, washed and roughly chopped
8-10 brown or white mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
Pinch of ground nutmeg (optional)
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
4 ounces parmesan or Pecorino Romano, grated, plus more for garnish
Salt and pepper, to taste, plus 2 tablespoons salt for cooking the gnocchi
Directions
Cook the gnocchi: Bring a large pot of water to a boil with 2 tablespoons salt. Add the gnocchi and cook for two minutes, stirring often. Don't crowd the pan -- you may have to cook the gnocchi in batches. You'll know the gnocchi is ready when it floats to the top of the pan. Remove the gnocchi with a slotted spoon, drain in a colander, and set aside.

In a large cast-iron skillet, heat the butter and olive oil to medium. Add onions, mushrooms and nutmeg (if using) and cook until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another two minutes. Add the spinach and gnocchi, and let cook for about 5 minutes, until the gnocchi begins to absorb the liquid from the spinach and mushrooms. Stir in cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.
Gnocchi with Spinach and Mushrooms
This gorgeous pasta is loaded with good-for-you greens, and lots of garlic and sharp cheese. It's quick to prepare, making it an excellent weeknight meal option. This recipe makes two servings.
PREP TIME
10 minutes
COOK TIME
15 minutes
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Spinach Garlic Soup
Spinach Garlic Soup
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Beef Stroganoff
Beef Stroganoff
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