California strawberry farms have been a ladder to success for many immigrants to improve their lives. Field workers can advance to crew supervisor, quality checker, tractor driver and truck driver positions.
Hector Gutierrez is a first-generation strawberry farmer from Oxnard, California. He exemplifies environmental responsibility in California strawberry farming. Growing up in an agricultural family in the Central Valley, Hector developed a profound respect for the land and a desire be a steward of the environment.
We asked the lovely dietitian and YouTube sensation, Abbey Sharpe, to share her thoughts about what to serve – and what NOT to serve – on Valentine’s Day. Ladies, she’s got some great tips, especially for the guys, so go check out the video and then share with yours – hey, we can all use a little advice from time to time.
Eating a healthy diet is key to a child’s development, school performance, and overall health. However, getting kids to eat more fruits and vegetables can be challenging. One key is starting with fruits and vegetables kids like and building on that – such as kid-friendly fruits like strawberries.
Here you will find personal stories from the farm, nutrition info from the experts, and enticing stories about strawberries from top chefs and food influencers. Enjoy!