CA GROWN Blog

Discover. Learn. Connect.

CA Grown Creators

Meet Them Here

Read Bios »
Eat the Season!
Sign Up For Weekly Recipes

Category: How It’s Grown

Everything You Need To Know About How Leafy Green Vegetables Are Grown In California

California's fields are alive with the hue of vibrant, leafy green vegetables. Here, in the Golden State, leafy greens flourish under the warm sun. The goodness of the sun gives us the crispness of...

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:...

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...

How are Figs Grown in California?

Have you ever wondered how figs are grown? Let’s learn how fresh figs are grown in California - and how they are harvested and packaged! Obsessed with figs? You’re not alone. Humans have...

How do apples grow in California?

Apples are synonymous with fall. They’re the star in some of our favorite treats, from apple cakes to baked apples, appletinis and the American classic, apple pie. But what do you really know...

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...

How Pincushion Protea Flowers Are Grown in California

With their striking colors, intricate forms, and eye-catching textures, pincushion protea flowers are an extraordinary addition to any floral arrangement. These captivating blooms, known for their...

The Ultimate Guide To Pluots, Plums, And Prunes

Pluot, plums, and prunes, oh my! Whether you're a fruit aficionado or simply looking to add a touch of sweetness to your culinary creations, these versatile stone fruits are sure to satisfy your...

How is Citrus Fruit Grown?

How does California Grown citrus fruit get from the farm to your table? Let’s find out! https://youtu.be/ywzdy-Ay31k When was citrus first planted in...

How Wine is Made in California

What’s the secret to making world-class wines? To find the answer, you’ll need to take a look at how wine is made in California. Winemaking and wine tasting have been romanticized for...

New Member Sign Up

Your participation is appreciated. Please fill-out the form below and a Buy California Marketing Agreement (BCMA) representative will contact you. Or, you may contact the BCMA at info@californiagrown.org.

Download Pdf Form

Licensing Sign Up

Your participation is appreciated. Please fill-out the form below and a Buy California Marketing Agreement (BCMA) representative will contact you. Or, you may contact the BCMA at 916-441-5302.

Certification Mark Licensing Agreement Service Mark Compliance agreement