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
“Vegetables like spinach are often over-fertilized with nitrogen to get better yields or improve certain quality traits.”
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Food irradiation technology has been around for more than 50 years to kill pathogens, although it's not used widely throughout the processing indu... more »
What started as a small idea with big hopes, has grown far beyond what its creators could’ve imagined. After five years running, Tour de Fresh pres... more »
Leafy greens grower Misionero is expanding its organic Earth Greens product line to include Little Gems and Butter Lettuce varieties. The brand expand... more »
BrightFarms, the No.1 brand in locally-grown packaged salads, today announced it has secured $55 million in a Series D equity financing.
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Long-time lettuce leader Enza Zaden is entrenching its position in the packaged lettuce category with significant investment in EazyLeaf, the brand’... more »
There’s a learning curve to growing hydroponic vegetables, but teaching your customers is as important.
“Inviting our chefs and other customers... more »
Arizona and California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements, the Produce Marketing Association, United Fresh Produce Association, Western Growers and oth... more »
Little Leaf Farms, a large growers of hydroponic baby greens, recently opened an expanded greenhouse in Devens, Massachusetts.
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Urban agriculture company Gotham Greens will expand to a third city, it recently announced.
The company, which already grows produce at four facili... more »
The struggle to identify the origins of the E. coli outbreak, which has sickened people from Washington state to New Jersey, highlights the diff... more »