California farmers have long had an uneasy relationship with water, but that hasn’t stopped crops like almonds, grapes and pistachios from spreading across Kern County. Stewart Resnick, a self-described East Coast Jew, turned himself into America’s largest farmer – despite never having driven a tractor in his life. We’ll explore Resnick and the land and water use issues surrounding his farming empire with journalist Mark Arak, who profiled Resnick for February’s issue of California Sunday Magazine.
A Kingdom from Dust
Mark Arax, journalist; author "A Kingdom from Dust" in the California Sunday Magazine February 2018 edition