Welcome to Coastal Grower online. For more than 30 years, Coastal Grower has published articles concerning agriculture and its history, the families and farmers of California’s Central Coast, and the business, lifestyle, artistic, and philanthropic issues that matter most to those of us who live and work in the Salad Bowl of the World.


Take a peek at the articles and contributors of the most recent issue. A printed copy is available to subscribers or at Star Market in Salinas, California.

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Coastal Grower is published quarterly in March, June, September and December. The four most recent past issues can be viewed online here.


“Coastal Grower manifests in print the unbelievable philanthropic spirit of our agribusiness community. CG dedicates space in every issue to tackling tough topical issues important to our local community.”

– Susie Brusa, Rancho Cielo

“I am a huge fan of Coastal Grower and read it from cover to cover. The topics are diverse and it keeps me current on major issues facing our industry. I especially enjoy the pictures covering community events!”

– Nikki Rodoni, Gills Onions

“Coastal Grower provides valuable information to the Salinas Valley Ag community in a format which is both stylish and thought provoking.”

– Terry O’Connor, Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss

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