Early Lettuce in the Salinas Valley submitted by Mike Morales

Salinas has its green on for St. Patrick's Day! In addition to serving as the backdrop for two of America’s great literary works by John Steinbeck, the Salinas Valley grows much of our nation’s produce like lettuce, cauliflower and broccoli.

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