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Explore the California Blossom Trail in Fresno County

For a few weeks in February and March, the Fresno County Blossom Trail is nothing short of magical. Add this Central Valley adventure to your California bucket list! ***Updated with new...

Sanford Winery: Cultivating Excellence in Santa Barbara Wine Country

To get to know Sanford Winery is to understand Santa Barbara wine country. Bold statement, we know, but it’s not just a winery but an important part of Santa Barbara wine history. Nestled in the...

Erick Nielsen Enterprises: An Innovative Family-Owned Agribusiness

Erick Nielsen Enterprises, an innovative family-owned agribusiness, specializes in mechanical pruning and harvest services. In the 1970s, a Northern California farmer named Erick Nielsen...

What is a Pistachio Nut and How Are They Harvested?

What is a pistachio nut? Here’s everything you need to know about this powerhouse protein (spoiler alert: it’s not technically even a nut). What is a pistachio nut? First things first:...

FFA: Raising the Next Generation of Farmers + Leaders

California feeds the Nation, and FFA is designed to give our future farmers the skills they need to succeed. The Central Valley is one of California’s most productive agricultural areas, so...

Zone 9 Farms: A Central Valley Microgreen Farm

Gianni Raines, founder of Zone 9 Farms, shares how he founded a successful Central Valley microgreen farm. Gianni Raines grew up in the heart of California’s Central Valley, surrounded by...

The Vineyard Farmers Market Showcases the Central Valley’s Best Produce

California’s Central Valley is renowned for its agricultural abundance. Locals know that there’s no better place to shop for seasonal produce than the Vineyard Farmers Market. Since opening in...

Buy, Eat, and Learn at Far West Fungi’s Retail and Restaurant Locations

Far West Fungi is a family-owned and operated mushroom farm in Northern California founded by John and Toby Garrone in 1983. This year marks Far West Fungi’s 40th anniversary. Their farms are...

Keenan Farms: Cultivating Excellence in Pistachio Growing

In the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, where the warm sun and fertile soil create the perfect conditions for pistachio growing, there's a family-owned farm that stands as a symbol of...

How to tell if watermelons are ripe (and your other favorite melons, too)

Everyone wonders how to tell if watermelons are ripe - and while that is an essential question, have you ever wondered how the melons get to the store in the first place? They certainly don’t just...

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