Grower Corner

Gary Thiara quote draft 1

“My brother and I grew up in our parents farming operation. Today, we continue to manage and expand the farming roots put down by our parents with high expectations that our children will join us in the future to carry forward the family legacy.”

– Gary Thiara of Empire Farming Company / California Prune Grower

blossom and bee photo retouched

CDPB Spring Newsletter

What the Research Tells Us

While calcium and vitamin D supplementation is recommended for favorable effects on bone, the nutrients in prunes (dried plums) that are associated with bone health – potassium, magnesium, vitamin K, boron and bioactive compounds (polyphenol antioxidants) – have sparked research. Read more…