The Ventura County Resource Conservation District is offering direct financial support, through the California Department of Food and Agriculture, for growers in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties who have experienced losses due to drought since 2021.
California avocado growers are invited to attend a free California Avocado Society workshop in the field at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo on August 2 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Participants will rotate between stations at two field sites and learn from experts.
California avocado-themed chain restaurant promotions during the peak season play an important role in securing distribution and building demand for and loyalty to the Golden State fruit. This spring and summer two California-based restaurant chains — Flame Broiler Inc. and Del Taco — showcased the use of fresh California avocados in limited-time-offer promotions from early May through mid-July.