“Greater Palm Springs is famous for golf, shopping, hiking and hundreds of dining opportunities, but most visitors are surprised—and delighted—to learn that Greater Palm Springs is an important farming region of Southern California. No wonder! The destination has a 300-day growing season, with annual agriculture contributing more than $600 million to the economy from table grapes, citrus, fruits, peppers, avocados, mangos, carrots, assorted greens and greenhouses all scattered across this bountiful oasis. Several farms grow organic crops and about 95% of U.S. dates are grown right here…”

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