It's a perfect balance. Mother Nature provides warm sun, cool ocean breezes and rich fertile soil. And the Miles family generously supplies the time and nurturing hands to grow fresh California Avocados.
On the Miles family farm in Ventura County, it is not unusual to see Emily and Bradley walking through their groves in the morning, carefully inspecting each tree. It is this attention to detail, combined with eco-friendly, sustainable farming practices that ensures that hand grown goodness is in every California Avocado they send to market.
The Tractor Program:
In addition to being an avocado farmer, Bradley is active with Carpinteria High School's Future Farmers of America (FFA) program. He and his students restore and sell antique tractors to fund the program. He says the best part is seeing the confidence that grows in the kids who participate in the program. Bradley's students have gone on to college and some have become mechanics or farmers. Bradley is a great example of an avocado grower giving back to the community.
Brad and Emily Miles love to stuff cherry tomatoes with mashed avocados like deviled eggs. Or have open-faced sandwiches with grape seed mayonnaise, farm fresh eggs, home grown California Avocado and lemon juice.