Monterey County is the strawberry capital of United States


KSBW—Monterey County also leads the country in the growing of artichokes, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, spinach, and sugar and snow peas.

May rains damage strawberry crops in Monterey County. Late season rains have damaged many strawberry crops outside Watsonville.