Conference Highlights - 2015
Conference Farm Tours
October 22-24, 2015
The Queen Mary
Long Beach, California
Centennial Farms is a three-acre working farm at the OC Fair & Event Center created to educate youth about agriculture and its importance to daily life. The farm is home to fruit and vegetable gardens, livestock and the Millennium Barn. Children and adults can view pigs, chickens, cattle, goats and more as they stroll through lush gardens.
Tanaka Farms is considered the home of the freshest strawberries in Orange County. Since 1940, they have been dedicated to providing families with quality products and educational experiences. Tanaka Farms takes pride in providing an enjoyable experience, while exploring healthy and nutritious food. They are known for providing year-round tours, including strawberries, watermelons and pumpkins. The Tanaka family also grows 50 other types of fresh organic and non-organic produce.
Village Nurseries was founded in 1976 in Brea, California, and has more than 900 acres of growing facilities in Northern and Southern areas of the state. They grow across a range of climate conditions to produce and deliver a wide variety of high quality plants. Through their commitment to excellence, they deliver unparalleled service to make your garden grow and thrive.
Orange County Produce is owned and operated by brothers Matt and A.G. Kawamura. They produce green beans, strawberries and other specialty crops in Irvine. Orange County Produce engages in year-round production and marketing of fruits and vegetables. They have also worked creatively to resolve hunger and nutrition problems in their community and to educate the public about the art and science of farming and the challenges facing our food systems.