Owner-Operators of Cecchini & Cecchini, Inc.
The Cecchini Ranch has been in continuous operation since 1896. Barbara and Bob have been running it together for more than thirty years. As mentors to First Generation Farmers and others in the Brentwood agricultural community, they are helping to ensure the future of farming in East Contra Costa County.
Barbara got her degree in Agriculture from Fresno State. She has extensive experience selling vegetable and field crops and researching their productivity. Active in California farm organizations throughout her life, Barbara served for twelve years on the Board of the California Asparagus Commission. She currently serves on the Contra Costa County Farm Bureau.
Bob grew up on the Cecchini family farm and assumed sole ownership more than fifty years ago. He has a lifetime of experience growing asparagus, sweet corn, green beans, field corn, silage corn, alfalfa hay, and several other crops and grains.