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Growing Good
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 a new five-point Pollinator Protection Plan. A collection of important initiatives aimed at protecting bees during almond bloom and beyond, this new plan reaffirms the industry’s long-standing...

Events, Own It
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 at his talk, “Pushing Your Personal Limits,” on Wednesday, December 11 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. The almond community is always doing...

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 moment and thank the military men and women for their service to the United States. Did you know that in recent years, thousands of veterans across...

Growing Good
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. The almond harvest countdown has begun! In a couple weeks, our teams will be working hard to make sure...

Growing Good
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 their neat rows throughout the orchard, farmers drive a pick-up machine – or “harvester” – over them, vacuuming the nuts...

Growing Good
Shake, Sun, and Sweep: The Almond Harvest Story, Part 1

It’s harvest time! For the California almond community, harvest – which occurs between August and October – is the busiest and one of the most exciting times of the year. Using specialized equipment and several steps, each nutritious1 almond has quite a journey to get from California’s orchards to your pantry! Let’s start at the beginning… During the first stage...