( Photo courtesy Hitchcock Farms )

Salinas, Calif.-based Hitchcock Farms has completed its transition from the Southern California desert region to its spring/summer/fall home in Salinas, said Dan Holt, vice president of sales and marketing.

The company is harvesting romaine, romaine hearts, Iceberg Babies — softball-size heads of lettuce — leeks, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cilantro, parsley and kale, he said.

Hitchcock Farms began its second year of napa cabbage in late April.

The company launched the napa deal in the Salinas growing region in 2019.

“We’re making a full cycle starting with the Salinas crop,” Holt said.

In mid-May, the company will be back into its fava bean program, and in July, white sweet corn will be back for its second year.

“We’re looking to build on it this year,” he said.

Some new products also are on the agenda for summer, Holt said.

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