World Bee Day: A Look Back into the Buzzing Almond Pollination Season

For World Bee Day 2020, let’s look back to February during the beautiful almond bloom – and the essential pollinators who transform the blossoms into our favorite nut! Honey bees are very important to almonds and many other crops grown… Read more

The Almond Community Goes Nuts while Sheltering in Place

Miro (12) and Gio (7) Giacomazzi are 5th generation farmers in California’s Central Valley, living on their family’s almond farm. While sheltering in place, these boys have used the extra time away from social engagements to start a new… Read more

How to Achieve Your Very Best Self

Success begins with our mind - it’s the single most powerful asset you have to drive the change you desire for yourself. The mind allows us to envision our goals and becomes the driving force behind our physical efforts. But without… Read more

The Beauty of #AlmondBloom 2020

Throughout this year’s almond bloom, the California almond community has been taking to social media to share with you the beauty close up! Take a look--   Almonds are blooming! #almondbloom — Alexandra… Read more

February is the Best Month to Celebrate Almonds: Five Reasons to Love this Crunchy, Natural Snack

The month of February gives us so many reasons to celebrate almonds! February 16th was National Almond Day – one of my favorite food holidays – and February is also National Heart Month. To celebrate, let’s take it back to basics.… Read more

California Almond Community Announces Five-Point Pollinator Protection Plan

Plan includes new partnership with North American non-profit, Pollinator Partnership JAN. 14, 2020 (MODESTO, Calif.) – Preceding the start of the annual almond pollination season in February, the California almond community is launching… Read more

From Almond Farm to Top of the World

From Almond Farm to the Top of the World John Stenderup will be a keynote speaker at the 2019 Almond Conference. He’ll be sharing his epic mountain climbing adventures and how those challenges relate to issues facing the almond community… Read more

Veteran Spotlight: From Air Force to Almond Farming

Almond Board of California is celebrating its community by running occasional features on farmers, processors, and others who support the industry, highlighting their commitment to sustainability. This Veterans Day we’d like to take a… Read more

Looking Back at the Sights and Sounds of #AlmondHarvest 2019

Get a behind the scenes look at this year’s almond harvest from the point of view of our farmers and community! Check out all of the work done to bring your favorite nut from orchard to pantry, straight from the source.    … Read more

From Orchard to Pantry: The Almond Harvest Story, Part 2

Picking up where we left off, here’s the second phase of how 80% of the world’s almonds are harvested from California’s orchards. After shaking, sunning, and sweeping, it’s time to make some moves! Once the almonds have finished drying in… Read more