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The Almond Man Podcast

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Father, friend to many and owner of Harris Family Enterprises, Russell Harris captivates listeners with an inside look into his agricultural entrepreneur mind. Born into the almond farming business, Russell adds a sexy spin on the industry while casting a light on the business that has deemed him "The Almond Man." Are you ready to get nuts?

Father, friend to many and owner of Harris Family Enterprises, Russell Harris captivates listeners with an inside look into his agricultural entrepreneur mind. Born into the almond farming business, Russell adds a sexy spin on the industry while casting a light on the business that has deemed him "The Almond Man." Are you ready to get nuts?

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United States

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Father, friend to many and owner of Harris Family Enterprises, Russell Harris captivates listeners with an inside look into his agricultural entrepreneur mind. Born into the almond farming business, Russell adds a sexy spin on the industry while casting a light on the business that has deemed him "The Almond Man." Are you ready to get nuts?

Language:

English

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Episodes

The Almond Man Podcast Season 2 Ep. 7 Deforest Buckner

5/17/2021
In today's episode Russell sits down to talk to his friend Deforest Buckner.

Duration:00:34:39

The Almond Man Podcast Season 2 Ep. 6 - Jack Ferry & Pete Kamara

5/10/2021
In today's episode of the Almond Man podcast, Russell sits down with his two good friends that are in the wine business, and talks with them about their stories.

Duration:00:41:02

The Almond Man Podcast Season 2 Ep. 5 - Lowell Miriam

5/6/2021
In Todays Episode Russell sits down to talk to his good friend Lowell Miriam about his story and his life.

Duration:00:31:53

The Almond Man Podcast Season 2 Ep. 4 - Tim Jones

4/26/2021

Duration:00:32:55

The Almond Man Podcast Season 2 Ep. 3 - Kevin Sweeney

4/19/2021
In this episode Kevin Sweeney sits down with Russell and they talk about football, the valley, and family.

Duration:00:59:52

The Almond Man Podcast Season 2 Ep. 2- Charlie Pitigiliano

4/12/2021

Duration:00:58:29

Season 2 Episode 1: Jose Ramirez (English Version)

3/29/2021
Russell Harris is back for Season 2 of The Almond Man Podcast and he's kicking it off with professional boxer, Jose Ramirez!

Duration:00:47:02

Season 2 Episode 1: Jose Ramirez (Spanish Version)

3/29/2021

Duration:00:13:43

The Almond Man Podcast Ep. 10 - Ron Leach

10/18/2020
COO of The Hulling Company Ron Leach talks with Russell about growing up in Madera, why he decided to leave baseball in high school, how he got an early start in farming during college, his experiences working with Anderson, Clayton and Co., and finally his arrival at Harris Family Enterprises in 2006. Ron has seen it all and shares plenty of stories from his career in the cotton and almond industry!

Duration:00:28:37

The Almond Man Podcast Ep. 9 - NBA Veteran Quincy Pondexter

10/11/2020
Former San Joaquin Memorial hoops star Quincy Pondexter joins the podcast to share stories from his nine-year NBA career. From guarding Kobe Bryant to chasing Manu Ginobili, Quincy saw it all in the League. Pondexter also talks about playing high school basketball with the Lopez twins, being snubbed by Fresno State, and fighting a life-threatening skin infection following surgery. Quincy's story is one you don't want to miss!

Duration:00:35:37

The Almond Man Podcast Ep. 8 - Almonds Over The Years

10/5/2020
Ever wondered what farming was like 35 years ago? Russell Harris invites Dave Bazar and Luis Gil to discuss the evolution of almond farming since The Almond Man started his farming career in 1985, broken down into three segments: post-harvest dormant season, bloom time, and harvest.

Duration:00:50:49

The Almond Man Podcast Ep. 7 - Conrad De La Torre, Part 2

9/27/2020
Conrad De La Torre returns to The Almond Man Podcast to discuss how he and Russell got into business together in 2004, the transition in popular almond rootstocks, and why quality beats price when planting your trees.

Duration:00:28:54

The Almond Man Podcast Ep. 6 - The DiCicco Family

9/20/2020
Pat La Rocca (owner of Five Restaurant), Enrico DiCicco (owner of DiCicco's in Fresno), and Marco Santeaufima (owner of DiCicco's in Madera) join Russell to talk about their Italian roots, cooking competitions at family gatherings, and making their own mark on the family legacy of restaurants.

Duration:00:40:17

The Almond Man Podcast Ep. 5 - Fresno Mayor-Elect Jerry Dyer

9/13/2020
Russell Harris chats with Fresno Mayor-Elect Jerry Dyer about stories from his 41-year-long police career, what Dyer remembers from his time as the longest-serving police chief in any major U.S city, and why Dyer is optimistic he can unite "One Fresno" in his upcoming mayoral term.

Duration:00:29:49

The Almond Man Podcast Ep.4 - Conrad De La Torre

9/6/2020
Conrad De La Torre of The Nursery Co. goes into detail about growing up in farming, his mentors that provided extensive knowledge about growing, and how he met Russell to form a bountiful partnership.

Duration:00:27:25

The Almond Man Podcast Ep.3 - Lance Shebelut and David White

8/30/2020
Lance Shebelut and David White of Trinity Fruit Co. join Russell to talk about how they entered the agriculture industry - and how their roads to success eventually merged at Trinity. From playing professional baseball to skipping work for Willie Nelson, Lance and David have plenty of stories to share!

Duration:00:49:23

The Almond Man Podcast Ep.2 - Pat Hill

8/23/2020
Former Fresno State football head coach Pat Hill joins Russell to talk about his early playing days, why he got into coaching, and how playing "anyone, anytime, anywhere" put Fresno State and the Central Valley on the map.

Duration:00:48:18

The Almond Man Podcast Ep.1 - Russell's Story

8/17/2020
The tables turn as Russell Harris, a.k.a "The Almond Man", is interviewed by longtime employee and friend, Dave Bazar. Russell opens up on his childhood, his relationship with his father, his athletic aspirations, and how "dropping the fly ball" has motivated him throughout his farming career.

Duration:00:43:30