|I love my lemons – I use them in the morning for a hot water / lemon cleanse & in the evening with my dinner. I make beautiful lemonades. These lemons are incredibly delicious – I was so lucky to share them with my neighbors because we received a nice case of them including the most delicious pink lemons. One of my recipes I use lemons for is my dressings – I love a little olive oil, mustard and LEMON, salt & pepper and this is my dressing for salads and veggies.
This company is so rich in history and has so many amazing sustainability works. Check their website and their work out above and a bit about their history below.
The Limoneira Company was founded in Ventura County, California in 1893. Today, Limoneira has evolved into a global company whose mission is to preserve and promote its tradition, heritage and legacy in agriculture and community development. With 11,000 acres of agricultural production, Limoneira is the largest provider of lemons and avocados in the United States. In addition to agriculture, Limoneira has a long history of community building. Finally, sustainability has been woven into Limoneira’s fabric for over a century with strategic investments in water, solar, soil, and integrated pest management. For more information, visit www.limoneira.com.
The formation of Limoneira Company had its beginnings when Nathan W. Blanchard and Wallace L. Hardison purchased 413 acres of land from J.K. Gries in 1893.
The company was named Limoneira, meaning lemon lands in Portuguese. The primary crops were lemons, Valencia oranges, and walnuts at that time.
Today, with rich agricultural lands and operations throughout California, the company has 14,500 acres in agricultural production of lemons, avocados, oranges, specialty citrus, pistachios, pluots, and cherries. The foresight and innovation of Limoneira’s founders remains strong today with Limoneira’s continuous commitment to new technology and state of the art farming practices. Limoneira continues to lead industry, by setting farming standards and providing solid leadership grounded in years of experience.
In addition to agricultural investments, Limoneira has a long history of community building, and new live-walk-work neighborhoods are close to shovel ready.
Commercial and residential income producing and for-sale properties round out our portfolio.
Finally, investments that integrate directly with our agriculture and real estate business relate to stewardship. Sustainability has been woven into the Company’s fabric for over a century. Strategic investments in water, solar, soil, and IPM (integrated Pest Management) enable us to do well by doing good. We also believe that true sustainability means taking care of the communities in which we operate and taking care of our employees. These are investments that we are truly happy to make.