Trimming in Manteca

Lassen Canyon has many trim sheds that are in operation during the fall harvest.  One of them is in Manteca, CA. where we also grow our summer plants, which will be harvested in January 2016. Our HR director Susie, was down in Manteca today checking things out and took a few photos of our trim shed.  Harvest is going awesome … Read More

Tehama Jr. Livestock Auction 2015

We had a blast at the 63rd Annual Tehama Jr. Livestock Auction on Saturday September 26th.  Lassen Canyon has supported the kids’ 4-H and FFA projects at the sale for many years.  This year at the Junior Livestock Auction we purchased 2 Goats, 3 Pigs, 1 Lamb and 1 Steer.  Congrats to all the 4-H and FFA kids this year … Read More

2015 Macdoel Harvest

Today was the official start of our 2015 Fall Harvest of our strawberry plants in Macdoel, CA.  We started with a few hours during the day today to train and make sure the workers are familiar with the equipment and process to avoid any injury when we start digging at night.  Also making sure the plants are harvested correctly to … Read More

Low Sugar Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup sifted cake flour 1-1/2 cups Splenda 1/2 tsp salt 12 egg whites 1 tbsp water 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp cream of tartar 2 pints fresh strawberries 1/4 teaspoon orange zest 1/3 cup water No-calorie sweetener to taste Optional toppings: Light whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream Directions For the cake: Preheat oven to 350 … Read More

2015 Acreage Survey

The California Strawberry Commission is a state government agency located in Northern California state government agency charged with conducting research to support California’s strawberry industry. With an emphasis on sustainable farming practices, the commission works with strategic partners focusing on production and nutrition research, food safety training and education, marketing and communications, trade relations and public policy. The commission puts … Read More

Inter-Mountain Fair Junior Livestock Auction 2015

The 48th Annual Inter-Mountain Fair Junior Livestock Auction was held Monday, September 7 in McArthur, CA.  Lassen Canyon Nursery, Inc. has been a proud supporter of the auction for over 40 years.  This year we were happy to buy two hogs, a beef and a lamb.  We  purchased a hog produced by Evan Robbins, an independent exhibitor and a hog from Jedediah … Read More

Lassen Canyon Fishing Trip

Angel Ibarra, Nick Nahas and Mel Fernanez Every year Lassen Canyon Nursery sponsors a fishing trip to show a our appreciation to our awesome customers.  This year we launched out of Ventura and went out to the Santa Barbara Island.  Ventura Sportfishing and Amigo Sportfishing put us in the hot spot for reeling in lots of Yellow Tail and Bonita.  Out of the whole crew they … Read More

Safety First

Lassen Canyon Nursery Safety Meeting, Macdoel, CA September 2015 Lassen Canyon Nursery, Inc. is dedicated to keeping their employee’s safe.  Yesterday in our Macdoel facility, our management team: Scott Scholer, Jose Tapia, Greg Herman and Susie Browning put on a Safety Training  to prepare for our upcoming harvest.  The employee’s learned OSHA regulations for Forklift operations, along with safety pointers … Read More

Kenneth Parker – FSGA

Left to Right Scott Scholer (LCN), Annelle Reed (EMCO), Erika Montanez (EMCO), Kenneth Parker (FSGA) On August 19, 2015 Lassen Canyon Nursery was pleased to host Kenneth Parker, Executive Director of the Florida Strawberry Growers Association. Mr. Parker was appointed to the FSGA about a year ago in August 2014.   He came to the Strawberry Growers after working for more … Read More