December, 2013: I had the pleasure of meeting Ellen Brokaw through her daughter in-law Katie at the Ventura County Fair Livestock Auction last August. I met many long time Ventura County Aggies that day and when Katie heard I didn’t have a BBQ meal ticket she quickly walked me over to meet Ellen who had an extraRead More
When I think of Steve Barnard this proclamation comes to mind “I’m off to feed the world”. That’s what he lives every day. Many of us think on a much smaller scale, not Steve. He’s looking through a bigger lens and the world is his oyster.Read More
In Ojai ‘s Arbolada there is truly a little piece of paradise on the corner of Cuyama and Del Norte Roads. Behind an elegant row of bark stripped white eucalyptus trees a gorgeous yellow craftsman style home (my favorite house in the valley) stands as the welcome mat to 12 acres of pretty orchards and row crops known as Earthtrine Farm.Read More
Ventura County is STRAWBERRY COUNTRY. Our VC Farmers grow close to $700 million worth of strawberries a year ranking it the number one crop. Truly amazing.
Meet Will Terry of Terry Farms, Inc. and member at large of Young Farmers and Ranchers.Read More