www.montereycountyweekly.com OCTOBER 19-25, 2023 MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY 11 “For me, being a strawberry worker is a source of pride. Thanks to strawberries, I’m sending my son to the university.” ANTONIA CRUZ Salinas Farmworker “This job has given me the experience that no other one has.” BIANEY MEDINA Salinas Farmworker “It takes a lot of character and a lot of love for what you do to grow a perfectly good strawberry, and we’re determined to do that here.” JOSE LUIS ROCHA JR. Salinas Farmer BEHIND EVERY CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY IS A STORY. WATCH HERE. Thank you for your tenacity and commitment to delivering the best strawberries for us all to enjoy. Celebrating California Farmer and Farmworker Month The California Strawberry Commission recognizes California’s hardworking men and women who grow and harvest fresh strawberries this month and every month.