GardenNews.biz - Dec 23,2016 - SAN LUIS OBISPO BOTANICAL GARDEN - FARMING FOR A FUTURE
Farming for a Future
with Andrea Chavez, Manager of Fresh Harvest, Talley Farms
Saturday, January 21 from 1 PM – 2 PM,
followed at 2 PM with a free docent-led tour.
Back in 1948 Oliver Talley began growing vegetables in Arroyo Grande. We invite you to learn about the nearly 70 years of growth and innovation Talley Family farms and winery has undergone on the central coast. Get a rundown on Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), the Fresh Harvest program and the benefits for it provides to our area.
Presentation is $5 for Garden members/$10 non-members. No reservations are needed. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andrea is a Cal Poly graduate, earning a degree in Economics in 1980. She has spent the last 30 years working at various levels in the produce business from Western Regional Sales Manager for Dole Fresh Vegetables, to being a Buying Broker, shipping produce all over the world, to owning her own business for 13 years delivering fresh produce and gourmet food to homes and offices in Southern California. In February of 2012, Talley Farms hired her to create a new, local, consumer program for them called Talley Farms Fresh Harvest. As a mother, wife and cook who loves fruits and vegetables, her passion in life is to “GET PEOPLE TO EAT MORE PRODUCE!”