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The Stalk Market Boom

By on Oct 29, 2011 | Comments Off on The Stalk Market Boom

The crops that come to mind when discussing Ventura County agriculture are usually sweet and juicy, like strawberries or pixie tangerines. Or celery. Part 4 of our history of Gold Coast Agriculture.

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The Golden Age

By on Aug 3, 2011 | Comments Off on The Golden Age

Citrus and the rail set the stage for unprecedented stability. Part 3 of our history of Gold Coast Agriculture.

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If You Build It, They Will Come

By on Jun 23, 2011 | Comments Off on If You Build It, They Will Come

First the Mission, then the water, then the ranchos... and Ventura agriculture is off and running. Part 2 of our history of Gold Coast Agriculture.

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The Land Before Thyme

By on Jun 1, 2011 | Comments Off on The Land Before Thyme

... and strawberries, avocados, celery and citrus. Ventura County produce may be abundant now, but historically speaking, it's a new development. Part 1 of our history of Gold Coast Agriculture,

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Speaking of “Sustainable…”

By on May 3, 2011 | 1 comment

Why our freewheeling use of the term may itself be unsustainable.

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