Posts by Lori Bigras

Lori Bigras

Lori Bigras

Having spent the majority of my career in agriculture and fresh produce, I’m continually fascinated by learning – and seeing – how produce is grown and harvested. And knowing what it takes to get a product developed, grown, harvested, packaged, shipped, and delivered to retailers and foodservice operators nationwide. Working for industry-leading companies, like Ocean Mist Farms, gives me an opportunity to be a conduit to the consumer to share these best practices.

The Art of Growing Artichokes

A huge portion of Ocean Mist Farms’ Northern California growing region resides in the fertile fields of Castroville – The Artichoke Center of the World – and nestled in the rich Salinas Valley. Here we grow our artichokes...

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September 12, 2023 by Lori Bigras | 12 Comments

Geology, the Monterey Bay and Farming

The gorgeous Monterey Bay in Northern California is one of the most beautiful and cool places in the Golden State. And by cool, we’re talking both literally and figuratively. Us farmers know the huge “funnel” (depicted above)...

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August 14, 2023 by Lori Bigras | 14 Comments

BBQ Season is Here!

It’s that time of the year once again – regardless of where you live across the country – grilling season is officially here for the summer. And we wanted to share some of our BBQ favorites with you to get you excited about...

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June 6, 2023 by Lori Bigras | 0 Comments
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