• Our Black Berry and Raspberry Division will be closing as of JULY 1st. Please contact Lee in the main office for availability. 530-223-1075 or lee@lassencanyonnursery.com

Strawberry Twilight Tour & BBQ

Agenda: 4:30 pm          Registration at research farm (Biological Applied Research, Inc. 5451 Lindsey Rd, Elm City, NC 27822) 5:00 pm          Introductions and Welcoming Remarks 5:15 pm           Tour Research Plots of New Lassen Strawberry Varieties– Lucia, Ruby June, Scarlet and Sweet Ann 6:00 pm          BBQ DINNER 7:00 pm          Adjourn Program highlights: Lassen Canyon Nursery, Redding, CA, is evaluating the adaptability of their four new varieties under NC growing conditions in several locations, including the research farm … Read More

Picking is now underway in the Carolinas!

Picking is now underway in the Carolinas! (5:30 pm, Wed, 4/6/16) — Written By Barclay Poling Fig. 1. The Carolinas are the U.S. States of North Carolina and South Carolina, considered collectively, and this week I  had the double pleasure of being in both states as the start of this new strawberry season. Wed. evening (4/6/16) – just got these two photos from Sue Leggett in NASH COUNTY, NC.  The variety is Camarosa, of course! … Read More

Row Covers

Morning review of what happened last night! (7:30 am – ?, Wed, 4/6/16) — Written By Barclay Poling Good morning! There is nothing like just getting your sprinkler system running and then having a main line blow out.  A grower from Yadkin County wrote last night: 12:15 frost and 34 canopy. 12:30 blew 5″ main line. Nothing like carrying 30′ joints of pipe in the dark. 1:15 ohirr running and 28 canopy. Feel free to … Read More

Cultivating Opportunity

Cultivating Opportunity for Workers Today’s post is brought to you by the California Strawberry Commission.  The California Strawberry Commission is a state government agency located in Northern California charged with conducting research to support California’s strawberry industry. With an emphasis on sustainable farming practices, the commission works with strategic partners focusing on production and nutrition research, food safety training and education, marketing and communications, trade relations and public policy. Here is an interesting article that … Read More

Javier Zamora’s trip to DC.

Javier Zamora is one of our growers from the Watsonville/Salinas area.  Javier is the owner of JSM Organics and they provide locally grown organic produce, fruits, and flowers.  They welcome the public to visit their farms and learn more about organic farming and their operation.  To learn more about JSM Organics you can visit their website at http://jsmorganicfarms.com.   Javier serves as a board member for many different organization.  As a board member for the … Read More

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps

Ingredients Cinnamon Crisps 10 flour tortillas (10″) Cooking spray ⅓ cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon Fruit Salsa 2 granny smith apples 1 lemon 1 cup finely diced melon (your favorite variety) or kiwi 1 lb strawberries ½ lb raspberries 4 tablespoons preserves (I used raspberry)   Instructions Cinnamon Crisps Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cinnamon & sugar. Set aside. Working with 3 tortillas at a time, spray both sides of of the tortilla and … Read More

More Strawberries

Mel Fernandez again shared with us some awesome photos from another grower down in Oxnard, CA.  Thank you Jeff with Nakamura Farms your plants and berries look amazing!  We love seeing our growers beautiful fields and sharing them with you.

Agriculture in Israel and Jordan Valley

Agriculture in Israel and Jordan Valley One of our growers recently made a trip to Israel to learn about Agriculture in that part of the world.  Glenn with T&A Farms was kind enough to share with us about his trip and what he  learned while he was over there.  While in Israel, he toured some farms and saw how they grow Cauliflower, Winter Wheat, Onions, Carrots, Olives, Broccoli, and of course Strawberries.  He learned about … Read More