Ag Innovations: Ice and Transportation

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

In the late 1800s, ice making technology allowed Salinas Valley growers to conceive of this idea of shipping perishable vegetables to remote urban markets after being iced down.

One could say that the Salinas Valley agricultural powerhouse was founded on ice. 


Books and References

Anderson, Burton. America’s Salad Bowl: An Agricultural History of the Salinas Valley. Monterey County Historical Society. 2000.