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The Heart of Santa Maria

Luis Chavez left Mexico for the United States, in California he started strawberry farming, which provided his family with endless opportunities for success, learn his story here.

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Hear from Farmer Greg France

Hear the story of a strawberry farmer in California. Designed to connect the folks who grow strawberries with the consumers who enjoy them, California Strawberries is your destination for all things strawberry.

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The Heart of Santa Maria

Hear from Luis Chavez, a strawberry farmer from Santa Maria. He came to California from Mexico with nothing. Hear his heartfelt story about how strawberry farming gave him the opportunity to make a better life for him and his family.

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A Turlock Strawberry Farmer

A few highlights captured from our visit with Bee: Who knew that some of the most delicious strawberries in the world are grown on a tiny little farm in the little town of Turlock, California? Nearly 30 years ago, Bee Yang’s father immigrated from Laos to pursue his dream of

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A True Steward of the Land

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.

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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!

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