GrowRIVERSIDE is back and ready for 2017! Register Today!

We are excited to announce the 4th GrowRIVERSIDE Conference: Grow With Us at La Sierra University.  This year’s conference keynote speaker is Will Allen, urban farmer & founder of Growing Power. Join us for a variety of conference events, including the pre-conference Regional Agri-tourism Summit, the Citrus Circle Farm-to-Fork Dinner, and the Farms Tour to[…]

‘Science Non-Fiction’ – News coverage of CDFA’s release of parasitic wasps in fight against Asian citrus psyllid

From KBAK and KBFX Eyewitness News, Bakersfield: From Bakersfield Now: Science Non Fiction: Parasitic Wasps Releases to Go After Psyllids  By Christine Bedell Thousands of tiny, parasitic wasps originating from Pakistan are being released in residential areas throughout Bakersfield in the latest effort to protect Kern citrus from the dangerous and stubbornly reappearing Asian citrus[…]

Conference Speaker: Jordan Perkins with Solutions for Urban Agriculture

We at GrowRIVERSIDE are excited to announce that Jordan Perkins will be speaking at the upcoming conference on March 21, 2016.  At the 3rd Annual GrowRIVERSIDE Conference, Perkins will be focusing on the process of establishing agricultural leases. The difference in establishing leases between public or private landholders on one end and prospective tenant farmers[…]

Local Food Policy Conference Planned at UC Riverside

(This article was written by Sean Nealon and published in UCR Today on March 1, 2016). RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( — On March 21, the University of California, Riverside is hosting the 3rd annual GrowRIVERSIDE conference, which is devoted to local food systems, generating economic and community development and advancing public policy related to sustainable food and[…]