California Avocados NOW in Season!
04 / 03 / 2017
It’s officially springtime which means that California’s avocado growers are beginning to pick their beloved avocados.
I always think it’s fascinating that the avocados being harvested now through summer actually formed from flowers in early 2016! That’s because avocado trees carry two crops on them at a time, and on average an avocado will stay on a tree for 12-14...
2016 California Avocado Season Winding Down
08 / 16 / 2016
It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close, and with it, the California Avocado season begins to wind down as we head into fall.
By now, most California Avocado growers have wrapped up harvests, or will be wrapping up harvests soon. We expect that in the coming weeks availability will decrease; so when you are shopping remember to check the avocado label for &ldquo...
Taking it to the Grove for Dinner en Green
07 / 06 / 2016
Written by our friend Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDEDining al fresco is a summer standard. But an outdoor spread in a gorgeous avocado grove? Count me in!
June was California Avocado Month and the California Avocado Commission kicked it off right with a gorgeous Dinner en Green event held at Rancho Santo Tomas in Valley Center, California. As guests of avocado grower hosts Mike Sanders and...
California Avocados, Now in Season!
03 / 21 / 2016
It’s springtime, and that officially marks the beginning of the California Avocado season! I was recently out in an avocado grove in San Diego County and was very happy to see avocado harvesting in progress with many beautiful, ready-to-harvest avocados on the trees!Just-picked avocados in Fallbrook, California in mid-March 2016
If you’ve been in a grocery store lately you may have...