Leafy Greens

Greens grower builds on shared wisdom of small farms

A small farm in Presque Isle, Michigan shows the organization and expertise available to a new farmer not afraid to seek out advice and try new techniques. Dion Stepanski of Presque Isle Farm spoke about... more »

AeroFarms pursues world’s highest-producing indoor farm operation

These are heady times to be working at Newark, New Jersey-based AeroFarms. The “aero” in the name refers to aeroponics – the practice of misting plant roots with water and nutrients – rather than the... more »

BrightFarms launches new crunchy iceberg baby leaf

BrightFarms is announcing 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... more »

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 »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News (VGN) May/June 2024 cover image

WSU AI program helps address water scarcity

Platform10 initiative focuses on pest, disease research

Farm market report: Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

Nature’s Reward battles disease, pests through mechanization, biologicals

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Successful succession

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

 

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