Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region


Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Issue 20, Volume 18.


Salute to Agriculture

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Volunteers Noriko and Bob Tygart greet guests at a display showing different varieties of avocados at the Salute To Agriculture held May 10 at the Fallbrook Historical Society museum complex. The display includes more than 30 new, 40 heirloom, and 20 commercial varieties of avocados.
Volunteers Noriko and Bob Tygart greet guests at a display showing different varieties of avocados at the Salute To Agriculture held May 10 at the Fallbrook Historical Society museum complex. The display includes more than 30 new, 40 heirloom, and 20 commercial varieties of avocados.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Janet Kister is amazed and amused at the size of the “Avis Cukes” avocados. Kister, co-owner of  Sunlet Nurseries in Fallbrook, is a former president and the current treasurer of the San Diego County Farm Bureau. She was a featured speaker at the event.
Janet Kister is amazed and amused at the size of the “Avis Cukes” avocados. Kister, co-owner of  Sunlet Nurseries in Fallbrook, is a former president and the current treasurer of the San Diego County Farm Bureau. She was a featured speaker at the event.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Anne Burdick of Fallbrook Historical Society and coordinator of the Salute to Agriculture event welcomes guests and introduces speakers for the program.
Anne Burdick of Fallbrook Historical Society and coordinator of the Salute to Agriculture event welcomes guests and introduces speakers for the program.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Eric Larson, executive director of the San Diego Farm Bureau, presents “Celebrating 100 Years of Agriculture in San Diego County” at the Salute to Agriculture on May 10.
Eric Larson, executive director of the San Diego Farm Bureau, presents “Celebrating 100 Years of Agriculture in San Diego County” at the Salute to Agriculture on May 10.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Lawrence Saunders, left, talks about avocados with farm advisor Gary Bender. Bender is a specialist in subtropical horticulture.
Lawrence Saunders, left, talks about avocados with farm advisor Gary Bender. Bender is a specialist in subtropical horticulture.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Examples of new varieties of avocados that have been recently developed are on display at the Salute to Agriculture.
Examples of new varieties of avocados that have been recently developed are on display at the Salute to Agriculture.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Danya Johnson, left, and Eric Hinojosa review educational literature available at the Salute to Agriculture event on May 10 at the Fallbrook Historical Society.
Danya Johnson, left, and Eric Hinojosa review educational literature available at the Salute to Agriculture event on May 10 at the Fallbrook Historical Society.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Fire Explorer Elijah Roque carries a Hass avocado tree for Lola Larson who won it in the raffle at the Salute to Agriculture event.
Fire Explorer Elijah Roque carries a Hass avocado tree for Lola Larson who won it in the raffle at the Salute to Agriculture event.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Dave Grimshaw smiles after winning a gift certificate to the Grand Tradition at the Salute to Agriculture event on May 10.
Dave Grimshaw smiles after winning a gift certificate to the Grand Tradition at the Salute to Agriculture event on May 10.

Salute to Agriculture - Fallbrook Historical Society event celebrates 100 years of agriculture in region - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Fire Explorer Austin McKnight holds a floral arrangement he won in a raffle at the Salute for Agriculture event on May 10. McKnight said he planned on giving it to his Mother for Mother’s Day.
Fire Explorer Austin McKnight holds a floral arrangement he won in a raffle at the Salute for Agriculture event on May 10. McKnight said he planned on giving it to his Mother for Mother’s Day.


 

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