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Talley Farms names Derek Sass new sales manager

Talley Farms, a fourth-generation family farming operation located in California's Arroyo Grande Valley, has named produce industry veteran Derek Sass as sales manager for the company, which... more »

BrightFarms debuts crunchy iceberg baby leaf

BrightFarms Feb. 2 announced the launch of Sunny Crunch, a packaged salad that features a unique baby leaf iceberg not typically found in US supermarkets. With a mild flavor profile that’s aimed at families and... more »

lēf Farms adopts clamshell packaging to meet consumer demand

New England’s lēf Farms recently announced clamshell packaging that's a radical departure from the previous packaging designs. “There’s no doubt that everyone loves our baby greens that, up until now, were available in distinctive black bags.... more »

Firm unveils new containerized farm models

Indoor Farms of America has developed new models of its containerized farms for 2018 that focus on maximizing farm... more »

Produce safety training ensuring continued enjoyment of specialty crops

Oakleaf, Mizuna, Red Rib Chicory, Lollo Rosa, and Lamb's Lettuce, are the names of a few of the leafy vegetables which graced my salad plate. The thinly sliced fresh red onion, juicy pomegranate kernels, and... more »

Michigan gives grants to aquaponics, apple storage projects

An aquaponics project and a new apple storage facility in Michigan will be supported by two grants from the Food and Agriculture Investment Program . During its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 24, the Michigan Commission... more »

Organizations release joint statement on E. coli in lettuce

A group of produce industry associations today issued the following statement to update consumers on a recent e.coli outbreak being investigated in Canada and the U.S.: "The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has... more »

Container farming: grower brings crops to community

The farm of Brian Harris measures just 350 square feet, and its crops are hidden from the sun. Harris is practicing Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) in an insulated shipping container, where he said he’s able... more »

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Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association says farewell to leader

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