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Most Recent Articles

Our Farm Tours Highlight Our Local Agriculture

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013

Want to experience firsthand how farm-to-plate starts? Explore the amazing farms of Ventura County by joining us for a Totally Local VC Farm Tour!

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Did You Know… ? Ventura Post Office

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013

Did you know… that Ventura’s first post office was established in 1861? Here’s the story of the first postmaster.

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Did You Know… ? Corriganville Movie Ranch

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013

Did you know… that back in the 1930s there was a Movie Ranch in Simi Valley? Here’s the story, complete with photos.

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Did You Know… ? Ventura River

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013

Did you know… that prior to the 1940s, the Ventura River hosted 5,000 steelhead trout annually? Here’s the story.

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Oxnard’s Sweet Relationship With The Sugar Beet

Posted by on Mar 3, 2013

Sugar beets played a huge role in the Ventura County area that would later become known as the City of Oxnard. Here’s how it happened.

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Did You Know… ? Ventura’s Name

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013

Did you know… that Southern Pacific Railroad caused the name change of the city of San Buenaventura to Ventura? Find out why.

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Did You Know… ? Limoneira

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013

Did you know… that The Limoneira Company has been in Ventura County since the 1800s? Here’s the story.

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Dinner at the… 2013 Dinner Series

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013

Here’s what’s in store for the innovative dinner series that promotes Ventura County’s world-class agriculture and cuisine as it returns for its third year.

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Be Local – Build A Stronger Community

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013

Rather than just promoting “buy local,” communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character have an economic advantage. Learn why.

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Hug A Farmer. Eat Local!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013

Farming is the largest job creation industry in our nation! Here’s how this affects us locally and how we can help our farmers.

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Ventura Holiday Tree Lighting 2012 Photo Gallery

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012

Photos from the Ventura Holiday Tree Lighting held in December 2012 at the San Buenaventura Mission in Ventura.

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