A.G. Kawamura, a Western Growers’ board member, is a farmer and a sustainability strategist who is constantly working on food production and access to food, an enduring conversation and center of attention. He shares his vision on food, the privilege to grow and provide to our global communities, and the technologies that are pushing us forward.

As you may know, Western Growers is an 80+ year old trade association of California and Arizona farmers who grow, pack and ship almost half of the fresh produce found in grocery stores across Ameri

I really like good food.  I like to eat it, cook it, shop for it and even play with it on occasion.  Does that make me a foodie?



Western Growers members are committed to protecting our environment. After all, their land and our natural resources sustains their livelihood, those they employ and their communities. Sustainability is a way of life to prosper, grow and remain profitable while preserving and respecting our resources.  Sustainable agriculture balances environmental health, economic viability and social responsibility.

Innovation Center

WG’s Center for Innovation and Technology, located in the heart of Salinas, California is an incubator for technology companies and startups that Western Growers believes will important to the future viability of the fresh produce industry.

Manage What You Measure

SWIIM’s turn-key ag water accounting solution seamlessly integrates with existing systems to plan and monitor field- or crop-level water budgets, protects your water rights and optimizes your income. Achieve a new level of water efficiency, analysis, and conservation with SWIIM® System.