From Stacy’s Desk: California’s state vegetable

We’ve grown up knowing that the California state flower was the California poppy.

But did you know that there is a state fruit, vegetable, grain and nut?

According to an article in The Packer, a radio station held a contest to choose a state food. The finalists were artichokes, avocados, almonds, crab, sourdough bread, grapes and wine.

I know you’re just DYING to know. Who won? Who won??

Ocean Mist Farms, a family owned organization located in Castroville, California — “The Artichoke Capitol of the World” rallied their fans…and the fans came through. Our new state vegetable – the ARTICHOKE!

Morrison is proud to serve several clients representing both our state nut and state grain.

We’d like to give a congratulatory shout out to Sun Valley Rice and Lundberg Family Farms for representing the newly announced state grain - RICE; and another to Big Tree Organic Farms and Blue Diamond for the newly announced state nut – the ALMOND!

Hmm…I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling hungry now!


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