National Farmer’s Day: Celebrating California’s Almond Farmers

Today is National Farmer’s Day – a time to honor and thank farmers for all of their hard work year round growing the healthy, delicious foods we need and love! This day is celebrated in October at the end of harvest season, when… Read more

Good for You, Good for California

California is uniquely suited to growing almonds, and its farmers produce 80% of the world’s supply, supporting healthy, diverse diets – full of protein, fiber, and good fat – across the globe. While good for you, almonds are also good… Read more

From Orchard to Table: The California Almond Harvest Story

It’s the most wonderful – and the busiest – time of the year for the California Almond community! In a short window of time – mid-August to October – 80% of the world’s almonds are shook from the trees, swept into rows, picked up, and… Read more

Employee Q&A: Hannah Young, Industry Relations Summer Intern

In our ABC Q&A series, we bring you brief interviews with some of the minds driving innovation at the Almond Board of California. We speak to a wide variety of folks who work here at the Almond Board, exploring topics from research, to… Read more

How Farmers Prepare for Almond Harvest All Year Long

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.1 Stanislaus County almond farmer Gordon… Read more

The Almond Lifecycle: From Bloom to Snack Time

Almonds and the trees that grow them go through many stages in their annual lifecycle including dormancy during winter, the stunning bloom in February and March, “growing up” through the spring, and “cracking open” in summer. The year… Read more

Meet the Woman Behind the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program

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.1 Del Puerto Water District General… Read more

Employee Q&A: Bob Curtis, Director of Agricultural Affairs

In our ABC Q&A series, we bring you brief interviews with some of the minds driving innovation at the Almond Board of California. We speak to a wide variety of folks who work here at the Almond Board, exploring topics from research, to… Read more

Going High Tech for Water Saving

The California almond community is committed to the responsible and efficient use of water. Improvements in production practices and water-saving technologies have helped almond farmers reduce the amount of water it takes to grow a pound… Read more

Irrigation Innovations Help Farmers Take Care of the Land and its Resources

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.1 According to the most recent USDA… Read more