Leafy Greens

FDA report eyes salmonella outbreak in leafy greens from CEA operation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released on Jan. 14 a report on its investigation of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that caused 31 reported illnesses and four hospitalizations in the U.S. between June and August 2021. The FDA... more »

Lettuce growers hope weeding, research can counter devastating plant virus

While most Californians are wholeheartedly embracing the wet start to winter, one group is welcoming the rain more warily (and wearily) – lettuce growers in the Salinas Valley. "It’s a blessing, yes, we need the... more »

Soli Organic thrives at indoor, in-dirt organic growing of herbs, greens

Sustainability and technology help Soli Organic Inc., more efficiently grow and ship a wide variety of fresh and locally-grown organic produce from indoor controlled environment agriculture (CEA) operations. Soli has developed one of the nation’s... more »

Indoor farm Square Roots unveils new brand identity

Square Roots, a technology-enabled indoor farming company, debuted Dec. 15 a new brand identity that represents the company’s mission to responsibly bring locally grown food to people in cities around the world, all year round.... more »

Square Roots to sell local produce in SpartanNash stores in Michigan

Square Roots, the indoor farming company, has announced Dec. 9 that it now sells local, Michigan-grown produce to almost 50 SpartanNash corporate-owned retail stores across the state, including D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare, VG’s Grocery and... more »

CEA Food Safety Coalition appoints new executive director

The CEA Food Safety Coalition, comprised of (CEA) leafy greens producers, has announced that Elisabeth Hagen is the organization's second executive director, effective Nov. 15. Dr. Hagen is the... more »

November is Arizona Leafy Greens Month

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has proclaimed November 2021 as Arizona Leafy Greens month. Through this proclamation he called upon all residents to recognize the Arizona leafy greens industry during the month of November for consistently... more »

Pure Green Farms revamps product packaging

Pure Green Farms recently made a few subtle changes to their bright and colorful product packaging to better catch the eye of consumers and to better stand out on retail shelving. Throughout the fall, changes... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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