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Taking it to the Grove for Dinner en Green

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...

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California Avocados, Now in Season!

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...

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California Avocado Season Update

If you’ve been in the grocery store lately, you might have noticed that it has become increasingly difficult to find California grown avocados.With October 2015 now upon us, most avocado growers in California have wrapped up their Hass avocado harvests for the year. That means that for the next few months, finding California grown avocados will be a little more challenging.Finding...

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3 Ways to Celebrate California Avocado Season

If you’re anything like me, all winter long you’ve been salivating over, printing, pinning or bookmarking California Avocado recipes, and it’s just about time to put on your chef’s hat and head into the kitchen – California Avocado season is starting!To celebrate the “official” start of the season we’re hosting a (virtual) party with Registered...

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