After growing strawberries for Driscoll with their parents for 12 years, Apolinar and Gilberto decided to lease their own farm. They began in 1982 growing conventionally, but in response to market demand converted 5 trial acres to organic. The organic fruit sold so well they eventually decided to transition the entire farm to organic. Presently, 10 acres are certified organic with the remaining 12 in transition.
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