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HMB Artichoke Growers Assn = John L. Debenedetti

From: History of San Mateo (narrative & biographical) by Frank Stanger (1938) John L. Debenedetti No citizen of San Mateo County has given more intensive and unselfish effort to the promotion of the prosperity and welfare of the community than … Continue reading

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Artichoke Growers of Half Moon Bay

Photo: Spanishtown Historical Society.

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HMB: Artichoke Capitol No More

Way, way, way in the background stands the beautiful North El Granada Train Station–still standing near the gateway to Princeton. Click, click, click to enlarge the images!

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The Magnificent Artichoke

Isn’t it magnificent? The elegant artichoke? Not that long ago, using a century as our yardstick, Half Moon Bay was called “the artichoke capital of the world”.

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