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Bakersfield, the ninth-most populous city in California, is a major hub for agriculture in the nation. Kern County is part of the highly productive San Joaquin Valley, and ranks in the top five most productive agricultural counties in the United States. Kern County’s annual farm production includes the following Top 10 commodities: Table Grapes, Milk, Vegetables, Almonds, Pistachios, Cattle & Calves, Navel Oranges, Tangerines & Mandarins, Hay, and Alfalfa. Bakersfield offers an abundance of jobs in the produce industry, with top employers that include The Giumarra Companies, Grimmway Farms, Bolthouse Farms, Sun World, Sun Pacific, and Paramount Farms.

 

Kern County Annual Farm Production Top 10

  • 1. Grapes, Table $555,440,000
  • 2. Milk, Market, Fluid $437,300,000
  • 3. Vegetables, Unspecified $423,783,000
  • 4. Almonds, All $405,050,000
  • 5. Pistachios $331,120,000
  • 6. Cattle & Calves, Unspecified $174,216,000
  • 7. Oranges, Navel $139,523,000
  • 8. Fruits & Nuts, Unspecified $127,539,000
  • 9. Tangerines & Mandarins $124,832,000
  • 10. Hay, Alfalfa $106,144,000

Benefits of Living In Bakersfield!

Climate - Bakersfield has hot, dry summers, and winters that consist of mild days with chilly/cold nights. Rainfall is low in the city, averaging only 6.5 in or 165 mm annually, with most of it falling in the winter. Bakersfield averages about 191 clear days a year. SO if you’re looking for warm mild weather, Bakersfield is the place to be!

Agriculture - Bakersfield's historic and primary industries have related to Kern County's two main industries, oil and agriculture. Kern County is a part of the highly productive San Joaquin Valley, and ranks in the top five most productive agricultural counties in the nation and 3 out of the top 5 employers in the area are produce companies. Major crops for Kern County include: grapes, citrus, almonds, carrots, alfalfa, cotton, and roses.

Entertainment - The city gained fame in the late 1950s and early 1960s for the Bakersfield Sound, an electric guitar-driven subgenre of country music that commercially dominated the industry for more than a decade. The historic downtown Fox Theater has been renovated, and is now a venue for concerts, musicians, comedians, and movies. Bakersfield has five movie multi-screen theaters and hosts a variety of events throughout the year including fairs, festivals, racing, sports games and more!

Bakersfield, California

Grimmway Farms's picture
Description: Headquartered in Bakersfield, California, Grimmway Farms traces its roots to a Southern California produce stand opened by the Grimm brothers in the early 1960s. Grimmway is a global produce leader and the world’s largest producer of carrots. Grimmway al...
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Wysocki Family of Companies's picture
Description: The Wysocki Family of Companies is a vertically integrated, Midwest-based agricultural company specializing in the production, packaging, marketing and sale of potatoes and onions. Wysocki Family of Companies consists of RPE, Paragon Potato Farms and Wysocki P...
Bakersfield, California

Bear Flag Robotics's picture
Description: At Bear Flag Robotics, we are creating autonomy that will change the agricultural world. Our team is building a fleet of autonomous farming tractors, and we are looking for team members to help with internal testing and supporting customer operations...
Bakersfield, California

Grimmway Farms's picture
Description: Headquartered in Bakersfield, California, Grimmway Farms traces its roots to a Southern California produce stand opened by the Grimm brothers in the early 1960s. Grimmway is a global produce leader and the world’s largest producer of carrots. Grimmway al...
Bakersfield, California

LIV Organic Produce's picture
Description: With offices in Capistrano Beach and Bakersfield, CA, and our own packing facility in Oceanside, CA, LIV ORGANIC PRODUCE is a produce sales organization partnering with small to medium sized family farms and strategic packing facilities to bring the fines...
LaMont, California

Cal-Organic Farms's picture
Description:

Cal-Organic Farms started with a quarter acre of lettuce and the determination to do things differently. More than three decades later, we’ve grown to produce more than 65 seasonal and year-round vegetables and we’ve been able to increase our or...

Bakersfield, California

Grimmway Farms's picture
Description: PURPOSE: To assist supervisor in the planting operations and oversee the planting operations in the supervisor’s absence.  
  JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Must have experience with seed spider planters and planting technique...

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