Peach al pastor challenge at Tacos, Brews & Jams

(above photo by Mike Oz) Every month, Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company in downtown Fresno hosts Tacos, Brews & Jams – curated by journalist and local foodie Mike Oz. As the name suggests, the event is complete with food trucks, beer from the host brewery, and live music; plus several local vendors. The theme of this…

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HMC News – June 26, 2019

Photo courtesy of Ian LeMay, CFFA

Last week, a group of California State Senators and representatives from the California Fresh Fruit Association visited HMC Farms in order to get a behind-the-scenes look into what farming is like, and the difficulties that farmers in California face. We always welcome the opportunity to educate our politicians about the risks and opportunities we face…

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UC Davis Professors Visit HMC Farms

This month, University of California, Davis professors hopped in two vans and took a road trip to visit HMC Farms. The visit was part of an ongoing relationship between UC Davis and HMC Farms that stretches back many years. On the trip, professors were able to get a well-rounded understanding of our specific commodities, farming…

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HMC News – June 19, 2019

HMC Bunchkins Champagne grapes are now available! Also known as Zante Currants or Black Corinth grapes, these naturally petite grapes are popular with consumers. The thin-skinned berries can be eaten individually or as a whole bunch. Bunchkins are sweet, delicate, and have a narrow window of availability! Contact your HMC salesperson for more information. Crop…

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HMC News – June 12, 2019

HMC Farms hosted a special visitor last week: Greg Ibach, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs. Under Secretary Ibach toured our packing facility in Kingsburg before participating in a round table discussion on current trade issues, explaining the administration’s position and allowing us to explain ours in return. We appreciate the effort…

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HMC News – June 5, 2019

It appears that the unusual weather period has passed, and we are now into hot and sunny days, which is typical of weather at HMC Farms in early June. The fairly sudden change in temperature has caused our tree fruit to begin maturing more rapidly, leading our farm management team to adapt to the changes…

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