Artichoke Farmers on Rancho Agua Puerca y las Trancas
From left: Mike Conrado, Attilio Venturini, Virginia Pini, Marie Pini (child), Ermano Lombardi, John Conrado, Attilio Conrado, Jacinto Conrado, two unidentified. Mike, Attilio, Celeste and Jacinto were partners in the 178 acre ranch and were early pioneers in growing artichokes in the area. They also farmed Brussels sprouts.
- Photo courtesy of Kim W. Stoner.
- Santa Cruz Memories: the early years. A pictorial history presented by Santa Cruz Sentinel. Pediment Publishing, 2016.
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“Artichoke Farmers on Rancho Agua Puerca y las Trancas.” Photo courtesy of Kim W. Stoner. 1924. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/75929. Accessed 21 Feb. 2019.