Poll affirms Americans’ support for farm water Americans have confirmed their support for farmers’ use of water to produce food and fiber during times of scarcity in a recent poll by AP-GfK. The drought now affecting California and other Western states has captured the public’s attention, with the majority of those polled (56 percent) noting […]
Did you know that almonds have long been a treasured food? Eaten by pharoahs and traders of the silk road, almonds are even mentioned in the biblical accounts.
California has the second most irrigated acreage in the United States, with Nebraska alone irrigating more. California’s almost 8 million irrigated acres are dedicated to a wide diversity of more than 300 crops.
California rice production provides approximately 500,000 acres of habitat annually. This habitat provides nearly 60% of the food resources consumed by wintering waterfowl in the Central Valley and is the sustenance for 2.5 million of the 5 million ducks using the Pacific Flyway.
Below is a statement by Mike Wade, Executive Director of the California Farm Water Coalition. An updated study released today by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences provides a glimpse of the consequences of water supply shortages for the state of California. These effects will […]
Today, February 26, is National Pistachio Day! To help celebrate we’ve brought together some fun facts, while some of California’s food bloggers and Setton Farms have teamed up to bring us some very special recipes.Continue reading
Setton Farms generously donated their pistachios and some of California’s best food bloggers brought their talents to share these great recipes with us: Pistachio Pesto Salad (Barbara from Barbara Cooks) Bacon Pistachio-crusted Scallops (Whitney from Little Leopard Book) Pistachio Pudding Parfait (Jackie from Seaside Baker) Fresh Salad with Pistachios (Bri from BriGeeski) Pistachio-crusted Crab Cakes (Mimi from Mimi Avocado) Bombay […]