Salinas, a term for salt marsh, is known as the "Salad Bowl of the World" or "America's Salad Bowl" because of the intensity of the agricultural business conducted here. Many crops are grown in this region and there are many produce jobs for employees seeking to grow their agricultural career. Some of the crops grown in this region include: salad greens, strawberries, tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, wine grapes and more.
Salinas has a Mediterranean-like climate due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean. It has exceptional air quality and mild weather. Salinas is home to many agricultural businesses like Taylor Farms and Tanimura & Antle and is known for its AgTech industry. It is close to Silicon Valley and agricultural innovations come out of this region. There is a lot to see and do in Salinas including several art galleries, a theatre, public murals and a sporting complex. There are also several annual festivals and cultural events like the California Rodeo Salinas and the Salinas Asian Festival.