Eric Bream, Director
Bream Family Farms, Inc.
Eric is a third-generation family farmer in Tulare County. His family moved from Southern California in the 1950’s and began purchasing land for crop development. The family has farmed wheat, cotton, peaches, plums, olives and citrus.
As president of the family’s operation, Eric is responsible for all farming and business activities. He also provides outside farm management and commercial Ag services with a focus on keeping the smaller family farm viable in the future.
Eric returned to the family farm in 2014 after a long career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He is active in his community and is involved in several advocacy roles for agriculture, including as an alumnus of the California Agricultural Leadership Program – Class 48, board member at Tulare County Farm Bureau, administrator for My Job Depends on Ag, among several other roles.
Eric and his wife Mary have been married for 27 years. They live in Visalia California, where Mary serves as Postmaster. Their son Chandler recently graduated from Fresno State University and works for Medallion Supply in Visalia.