Salinas-based Taylor Farms announced April 11 that it purchased organic grower Earthbound Farm of San Juan Bautista.. Privately held Earthbound Farm, billed as the largest producer of organic salads in the United States, has...
Uesugi Farms has harvested its last crops. The large, well-known, family-owned vegetable producer with operations in California—Santa Clara, Contra Costa, San Benito and other counties—and Mexico, is selling off all of its equipment and...
This isn't your grandad's cannabis business—unless your grandfather happens to be Captain Kirk. High Sierra Analytics in Hollister expects to open its cannabis testing laboratory within a month, in an industry that has lots...
It's that time of year. The music is back, the commercials have started and stores are gearing up for the holiday rush. While San Benito County residents mull holiday plans and dread upcoming credit...
San Benito County has a long and proud history of excellent wineries, including Leal Vineyards and Winery, and Centani Vineyard in Hollister and the Aimee June Winery in San Juan Bautista—or if you're in the mood for...
On Small Business Saturday, as shoppers perused the small shops and boutiques in downtown Hollister, one in particular, San Benito Bene, was the one-stop shop for everything San Benito County. Since 2011 owner Kathina Szeto has worked...
Lettuce growers along the Central Coast, including San Benito County, were in the cross-hairs of federal investigators Monday, Nov. 26, less than a week after the government warned consumers, grocers and restaurants nationwide to destroy all romaine...
With the Hollister City Council out on vacation in July, further developments in the development of a local cannabis industry have been stalled. When council members return, they likely will hear a request from former Hollister mayor and president of...
On every summer Wednesday until Sept. 26, the Hollister Downtown Association hosts its Certified Farmers Market on San Benito Street between Fourth and Seventh streets. With plenty of food trucks, farm fresh produce, music and a smattering of informational...
As local business leaders seek to attract more employers to San Benito County, the San Benito Business Council, along with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting, are hosting a free roundtable for small and medium-sized manufacturers next month. The free event,Thursday, June...

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