Healthy, Sustainable, and Delicious
Discover the care that goes into the land and people that produce the strawberries we all love.
All along the central coast of California – from Santa Cruz to Santa Maria and Ventura – you’ll find the coastal land dense with acres upon acres of strawberry fields and the farmers and farmworkers who grow and harvest this vibrant, healthy berry.
90% of the strawberries grown in the U.S. originate in California, and generations of dedicated farmers continue to produce their crops in healthy, sustainable ways. In fact, more organic strawberries are grown in California than anywhere in the world.
So, what goes into getting these strawberries from our fields to your table?
Loads of passion, dedication, and care.
For more than 50 years, California’s family strawberry farmers have exhibited a commitment to safety, the environment and their communities.
Discover how this crop has changed the land and impacted the lives of countless people over the years.
Meet the Farmers
California strawberry farmers are a dedicated and skilled group of people. Many come from generations of farmers. Many started as strawberry pickers and worked their way up to acquire land and grow their own crops.
Check out these videos and see the passion behind the people who grow this delicious healthy berry.
Why are Strawberries So Amazing?
Strawberries pack a wide variety of nutrients and are rich in phenolic compounds, flavonoids, and antioxidants. That’s a lot of scientific names that really mean that on top of tasting great, strawberries are really good for you. If you’d like to know more, learn about strawberry benefits from our nutrition experts.
Do More with Strawberries
While you can get all the health benefits of strawberries by eating a cup of strawberries a few times a week, there is, of course, so many ways for them to be enjoyed. Snacks, main dishes, drinks, breakfasts, and salads – you can make them all with this collection of strawberry recipes.
These are some of our favorite recipes that add all the goodness and nutrition of strawberries into snacks and meals, which can be easily prepared and stored in a lunchbox for school. You can even make a little extra and take some along to the office for yourself!
California strawberries are grown along the coast by hundreds of California strawberry farmers who care deeply about the people, the land, and the communities where they live and farm.