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Secretary Ross Celebrates Winners of the California State Fair Best of Show Awards

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross joined representatives of the California State Fair on the State Capitol’s west steps earlier today to recognize the Best of Show winners from the 2018 Commercial Wine, Beer, Cheese, and Extra Virgin Olive … Continue reading

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State Fair Farm a valued partner in ag education, food bank support

I was pleased this week to make a return visit to the California State Fair, which is now 160 years old and still going strong as a vibrant destination and showplace for the best that California has to offer. From the very beginning, … Continue reading

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State Fair Wine Competition a welcome sign of fair season

  As we look forward to the start of another State Fair season in California (July 12-28), an annual hallmark of preparation has already passed – the State Fair Wine Competition. Each year, wine experts from around the state gather … Continue reading

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Fairs and Farmers are Key Partners with Local Food Banks

The success of food banks is based on relationships in local communities with individuals, faith-based organizations, retailers and food service businesses -just to name a few.  Additional partnerships with food producers and processors assist with sourcing local, fresh foods that can be … Continue reading

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California State Fair brings together farming, heritage and communities

I had a chance to visit the California State Fair this week and, as the fair nears the end of another successful run at Cal Expo, I thought I would take a moment to share my thoughts about its meaning … Continue reading

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