Ripe apricots dry in huge trays. File photo.

Agriculture

San Benito County celebrates National Apricot Day

B&R Farms shares snack recipes with simple, minimally processed ingredients.

Backed by community members, Mark Gibson cuts the ribbon at the Aug. 28 ceremony celebrating Gibson Farms' newly solar-powered facility. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

Agriculture

Gibson Farms moves to renewable energy

Ribbon-cutting introduces community to solar-powered facility.

Blenheim apricots can be found on multiple farms in San Benito County. They are sweet and juicy fruit that can be eaten straight from the tree. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Agriculture

It’s Blenheim apricot season in San Benito County

Considered an heirloom fruit on the path to becoming extinct, local farms continue to grow it.