Two floats at this week's Pasadena Rose Parade became the first to be certified California-grown. State Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross says the floats by Cal Poly universities and the Kit-Cat Clock Company used all California-grown flowers. Ross said the state partnered with the California Cut Flower Commission to create the certification, and they hope to double the number of certified California-grown floats each year.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Rose Parade floats had California flair
From the California Farm Bureau Federation: