Leafy Greens

Sakata Seed America opens lettuce distribution facility in Marina, California

Sakata Seed America is solidifying its leadership position in the lettuce category, announcing a new, permanent lettuce distribution facility and appointing a new lettuce product manager, all within the past few weeks. Since the company’s... more »

FDA won’t conduct broad sampling of leafy greens in Salinas Valley in 2022

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to not conduct broad sampling of leafy greens grown in the Salinas Valley based on data from Western Growers (WG), the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement, and... more »

Living Greens Farm Expands with aeroponic growing facility in Indiana

Living Greens Farm (LGF), one of the largest indoor vertical aeroponic farms in the U.S., is expanding its Midwest operations with the addition of a new indoor facility in Muncie, Indiana, for growing and processing... more »

Red legged winter mites causing damage to leafy greens in high tunnels

The red legged winter mite, Penthaleus dorsalis, has been found in more high tunnels (HTs) growing leafy greens this past winter for the fourth year in a row. Most of the reports I have gotten... more »

Duncan Family Farms and Agbotic plan distributed SmartFarms

Duncan Family Farms (DFF), one of North America's largest growers of organic leafy greens and herbs, and Agbotic, a leader in automation for organic, soil greenhouses, announced Feb. 18 their intent to jointly build and... more »

BrightFarms adds salad kits to product lineup

Irvington, New York-based BrightFarms, a supplier of indoor-grown leafy greens, today announced the launch of “Crunch Kits,” a premium new salad kit option. Two initial kit varieties, Chickpea Caesar and Sunny Bacon, will be available... more »

Grower partnerships help Edible Garden produce local organic greens

Sustainability and environmental stewardship are in the recipe of success for Edible Garden. The greenhouse and hydroponic producer of organic greens, lettuces and herbs utilizes sustainable and proprietary growing practices to produce organic produce from... more »

Square Roots opens farm in Kenosha, Wisconsin; expanding in Midwest

Square Roots, a technology company in indoor farming, and Gordon Food Service, a food distributor in North America, announced Jan. 26 the opening of a new climate-controlled, indoor farm in Kenosha, Wisconsin. “Our partnership with... more »

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