Agriculture

County marijuana cultivation ordinance on track

Board of Supervisors briefed on progress of marijuana cultivation ordinance as next public hearing set for May 23

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Recycled water adds to local supply

Better quality water produces high quality wastewater for recycled water effort. Adds to local water supply.

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View of Santa Ana Peak from the B&Rorchard

Blenheim Apricots as an Easter treat

With dried fruit or sauces, San Benito County's apricots can be enjoyed year-round

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2017 San Benito County Water Forum

Hear from federal, state and local experts status of agricultural water allocations, the drought, local flooding, groundwater sustainability, water supply & quality projects and more!

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Police Officer Carlos Rodriguez shares a gift with Damian Lopez, 5. Parents are Miguel and Monica Lopez

A day of agriculture and fun

Community Farm Day at SBHS features fun and learning opportunities

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Brad Barbeau of CSUMB helps entrepreneurs work on their five minute pitch.

San Benito County businesses take part in Startup Challenge

County residents are in there "pitching" with other Monterey Bay startup hopefuls

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Community Farm Day at SBHS Saturday

All are invited to the free event at San Benito High School

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Blossom Hill Winery sold, to be renamed Alba Coast Winery

Purchase will add four million cases of growth capacity to Delicato Family Vineyards

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Business Council to host San Benito County Water Forum

April 21 water forum to feature national, state, regional and local experts to inform farmers, businesses, leaders, staff and community on the state of local water

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DeRose Vineyards Library Party

DeRose Vineyards Library Party

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Pajaro Compass Network Meeting

The Spring meeting of the Pajaro Compass Network will feature a presentation about the collaborative Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program.

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Early pamphlet about San Benito County water.

The future of water in San Benito County

Water supply is a key factor in the the county's future. Community involvement will help ensure that San Benito County residents will continue to have a safe and sufficient water supply

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Legal Prop. 215 medical marijuana plants grown at Purple Cross RX.

OPINION: Sheriff/DA to lobby Supes to eradicate medical marijuana crops:Just Say No

Sheriff Thompson and DA Hooper will lobby county supervisors for resources to eradicate alleged illegal medical marijuana crops at next BOS public meeting, hoping for pot luck

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A New Era for Pietra Santa

Wine tasting hot-spot changes hands and re-calibrates to its historic roots

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Kids learn where food comes from during Farm Day

Bolado Park has hosted the event for 24 years to teach third-graders about agriculture

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Paicines Ranch Classes on Hollistic Management include time out in the field.

Land stewards learn at Paicines Ranch

The ranch hosts a course on holistic management practices

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STRAW Returns to Gonzales Ranch with Local Students

Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW) continues restoration planting with local students on a working cattle ranch. Interested community members are invited to participate.

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Largest garlic grower-shipper in nation, Christopher Ranch, raises minimum wage

Company that ships more than 90 million pounds a year and grows acres of garlic in San Benito County, hikes its minimum wage to $13 with pledge to raise it to $15 in 2018

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Photo by Elaine Patarini

Locals meet to strengthen food economy

Advocates met at FarmHouse Cafe to talk about creating a local food hub

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