This is a guest post by Jennifer Everett, Farm Manager for California Floral Greens in Watsonville, CA. Jennifer also serves as a Commissioner for the California Cut Flower Commission.
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It has been almost 5 1/2 years ago now that I asked myself, “why would a texan move to California to become a farmer?” At that time, my father, Jim Everett, was offering me a chance to move to the sunny state of California and manage a total of 120 acres of floral greens. I had been teaching chemistry for the last 7 years and was looking for a change of pace, when the opportunity