Leafy Greens

Boston’s Little Leaf Farms plans 10 acres under glass

A fast-expanding leafy greens operation outside Boston is another example of how consumers buying local are supporting new regional growers of leafy greens. Thirty-five miles west of Boston, Little... more

Project seeks to enhance spinach production, safety

“Vegetables like spinach are often over-fertilized with nitrogen to get better yields or improve certain quality traits.”

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Great Lakes Growers doubles production capacity in Ohio

Great Lakes Growers, an 80,000-square-foot, state of the art hydroponic greenhouse facility that grows delicious and nutritious leafy greens and herbs... more »

UC Davis to research lettuce genetic resistance to downy mildew

The Foundation of Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has awarded Richard Michelmore, professor and director of the UC Davis Genome Center, its firs... more »

California lettuce growers change safety practices

On Sept, 28, the California Leafy Green Marketing Association (LGMA) Advisory Board voted to update the Food Safety Practices/Metrics that all L... more »

Duncan Family Farms promotes Pete Guerrero to COO

Duncan Family Farms, a leading grower of organic baby lettuces and greens, kales, and herbs with operations in Arizona, California, Oregon and New Yor... more »

Sunny in the City: Gotham Greens stays horizontal, relies on natural light

While other urban farms are going vertical and becoming reliant on LED lights, Gotham Greens is staying horizontal, soaking up the rays of the dea... more »

Greenbelt Microgreens recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Ottawa-based Greenbelt Greenhouse recalled some of its microgreens products from store shelves Aug. 25. The two products recalled were Broccoli Mic... more »

BrightFarms named to Inc. 5000 list for revenue growth

BrightFarms, a supplier of locally-grown produce, was named to the annual Inc. 5000 list, ranking No. 571 among the country’s fastest-growing privat... more »

Peel-and-reseal packaging new adopted by Misionero

Misionero, a leading grower and packer of organic leafy greens, recently announced it would transition its Earth Greens product line to the innovative... more »

Link to cattle operation eyed in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, continues t... more »

Key Technology ‘s VERYX sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces VERYX digital sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens. VERYX calls itse... more »

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