Food Facts

Did you know that more than 400 crops grow in California?  And of those 400, California is the only state that grows 14?  The 14 California exclusives include almonds, peaches, rice, and walnuts.  Learn more about the foods we grow below.

Garlic Lovers Unite!

April is officially garlic month. And why should we care? … California is the nation’s top producer of garlic, that’s why! Also, this month is the famous Gilroy Garlic Festival on April 19, located in the heart of garlic country here in CA....

Intel on Cherries!

Cherries are so much more than just delicious, sweet, naturally good snacks… they are healthy and pack a super food punch too. Here’s the Intel on Cherry Production and Health Benefits California is the second largest cherry producing state in the U.S....

Root Vegetable Month!

During December, we eat lots of special holiday dishes that include filled with memories and warmth. So, it’s a time to get back to our roots – root veggies, that is, because December is National Root Vegetables Month. What are root vegetables? Root veggies...

CA Figs Month!!

November is officially fig month in California – get’em and eat’em! Did you know that California produces 100% of the nation’s dried figs and 98% of the fresh figs? You should be eating these yummy, local treats more! Figs are great as appetizers...

What is the Top Non-Green Veggie?

What is the Top Non-Green Veggie?

Sweet potatoes, of course! Over the last several years sweet potatoes have seen resurgence in demand as consumers learn more …