Leafy Greens

Shenandoah Growers opens indoor BioFarms as certified organic

Rockingham, Virginia-based Shenandoah Growers, which specializes in indoor USDA-certified organic agriculture, has begun harvests at its next-generation BioFarm facilities in Rockingham and Elkwood, Virginia. The company will now grow, pack and ship locally grown, premium quality... more »

Head grower hired at Revolution Farms

Revolution Farms, a large indoor hydroponic greens farm in Caledonia, Michigan has hired Tammam (Tam) Serage as head grower. Serage came to Revolution Farms from Shenandoah Growers in Harrisonburg, Va., where he most recently served... more »

Container-grown greens go commercial

Container-farmed greens took one small step closer to humankind on Monday, Sept. 30, as a large west Michigan foodservice distributor and a Brooklyn, New York-based urban ag startup announced a partnership.  Square Roots showed off... more »

FDA, others to study human pathogens in Yuma region leafy greens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched a new initiative with support from the Arizona Department of Agriculture to better understand the ecology of human pathogens in the environment in the Yuma agricultural region.... more »

BrightFarms partners to expand into over 100 independent retailers

BrightFarms, a brand of locally grown packaged salads, has partnered with Crosset Company to distribute its products into over 100 new independent retailers in the Midwest, a majority of which are based in Ohio. BrightFarms’... more »

Sample costs released for romaine, organic strawberries

Farmers who are considering growing romaine hearts or organic strawberries in California's Central Coast region can get some help determining whether the crop will pencil out for them. UC ANR Agricultural Issues Center and UC Cooperative... more »

USDA features Louisiana veggie grower, marine veteran

Louisiana vegetable grower Fredie Manes and his wife Patti were recently featured by the USDA’s “Fridays on the Farm” series. Manes is a retired veteran of the Marine Corps and a self-described “market gardener” according... more »

Revolution Farms announces new CEO

John Green was recently named the CEO of Revolution Farms, a leading indoor hydroponics farm in Caledonia, Michigan. Green is a founding investor in the farm, currently serves as chairman of its board of directors... more »


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