Today, 800 growers and 28 packers produce the finest prunes on earth.

California Prune growers steward 43,000 acres of land and generations of growers across the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys have brought craftsmanship to cultivating their trees with the best orchard management practices in order to produce consistently delicious prunes. Meet some of those growers below!

Ranvir and Ryan in orchard

“I think the practices of the growers is what really makes California agriculture what it is today. It’s the passion that’s put into growing them, it’s the nurturing and the trying to get the best product out to the consumer.”

Ranvir Singh
Feather River Farms

Marysville, California

 

Meet Ranvir

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“I am a third-generation California prune farmer and I am continuing the legacy my grandparents started over 60 years ago. Now, I enjoy seeing things come full circle as I pass on the same farming experience to my young children.”

Felicia Alverez, third-generation prune grower

Live Oak, California 

Meet Felicia

Meet Our Growers

“We’re always learning. We want to hopefully pass this down to our children, that they will follow suit too and be as sustainable and do all the right things for the – with our earth.”

John Taylor, third-generation prune grower

Taylor Brothers Farms

Yuba City, California

 

Meet John

Mitchell Family- Prune Growers

“Prunes are mother nature at her best. This is her finest work.”

Sandra Mitchell
California Prune Grower

Yuba City, California

Meet Sandra

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“I grow California Prunes because I really enjoy seeing something productive come from years of work. It feels good. You get pumped up.”

Joe Turkovich
California Prune Grower

Winters, California

Meet Joe

two growers in orchard

“Harvest is a one-month process but for 12 months we are caring for these trees and they’re growing a perfect fruit.”

Gary Thiara, third-generation prune grower

California Prune Grower

Yuba City, California

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