Let's Take a Trip Together!
You love your fruits and veggies (and maybe even a little wine), and so do we! That’s why we’re inviting you to take a tour of the “Salad Bowl of the World.” Monterey County produces billions of dollars in agriculture that’s shipped all over the world. According to the Farm Bureau of Monterey, “crops grown in Monterey County supply large percentages of total national pounds produced each year: 61% of leaf lettuce, 57% of celery, 56% of head lettuce, 48% of broccoli, 38% of spinach, 30% of cauliflower, 28% of strawberries, and 3.6% of wine grapes.”
We’ve arranged for a Full Day Salinas Valley Agricultural Education Tour - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Learn all about the Salinas Valley agriculture industry otherwise known as the "Salad Bowl of the World". Observe vegetable field harvesting and packing, irrigation, planting, organic farming, etc. (lettuce, broccoli, artichokes, spinach, asparagus, strawberries, grapes, etc.). Over 40 different crops, experienced knowledgeable guide to answer your questions. Visit one winery or vineyard. Learn where your fresh food comes from! Pezzini Farms artichokes included on this tour.
Make the most of your trip to Monterey by joining us on this majestic and educational agricultural tour of the area.
John Steinbeck was a famous author, and Nobel Peace prize winner. He lived in Salinas, California and went to college at Stanford University. Many of his books were based on characters who lived and farmed the land of the Salinas Valley.
“People don’t take trips, Trips take people” - John Steinbeck
Cost: $160 (includes lunch)