Did you know that California produces nearly half of all US-grown fruits, nuts and vegetables? Do you know which ones that they are? Many people choose to shop local and go to the closest farmer's market or flea market. West Wind Public Markets have many produce sellers that carry all of the products that are grown right here in CA. Here are some of the fun facts about some of the items that are grown in California. You can check more at Keep California Farming.
90% of ALL almonds in the world come from CA.
CA is the second largest exporter of all apples in the U.S.
CA produces 100% of the artichokes in the U.S.
Almost all of the cauliflower grown in the U.S. comes from the Salinas Valley in CA.
CA is the largest supplier of Lemons in the U.S. They produce over 92%.
CA is the #1 provider of tomatoes to the U.S. This is over 550,000 pounds of tomatoes.