Leafy Greens

Braga Fresh debuting organic chopped salad kits

Braga Fresh Family Farms is rolling out new organic chopped salad kits. Braga plans to introduce two chopped salad kits under its Josie’s Organics brand at the 2024 Organic Produce Summit (OPS). OPS is scheduled... more »

At 100 years, Ocean Mist introduces new logo

Ocean Mist Farms has updated its company logo and is refreshing the branding of the artichokes and vegetables it grows and markets. The change comes as part of a comprehensive rebranding initiative of the Castroville,... more »

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

Controlling insects and weeds that spread viruses and can devastate crops is a big challenge for Nature’s Reward. Formerly known as Steinbeck Country Produce, the Huntington family’s longtime growing operation employs biological products to protect... more »

BrightFarms showcases new Texas greenhouse

BrightFarms, an indoor-grown leafy greens grower, provided insights into the opening of its Lorena, Texas greenhouse at the VIVA Fresh produce trade show in Houston on April 11-13. VIVA Fresh attendees had the opportunity to... more »

Grimmway Farms to acquire San Miguel Produce

Grimmway Farms, Bakersfield, California, has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard, California. This acquisition marks a significant milestone in Grimmway’s strategic expansion efforts and underscores its commitment... more »

Veg Connections: Biopesticides and beneficial insects

High tunnels are an essential tool to maintain cold-tolerant crops such as spinach and other leafy greens during winter months. However, even in winter, tunnels can also provide a hospitable environment for pests to proliferate.... more »

Edible Gardens vertical integration program starts with herbs

Controlled environment agriculture (CEA) grower Edible Garden AG Inc. is switching to in-house production of potted herbs, a move expected to enhance its margins. The company, which markets conventional and organic herbs, salads and other... more »

Going greens: Baker Farms finds success in timely switch

Family and a dedication to producing distinctive crops are parts of the recipe of success for Baker Farms LLC. The third-generation family-run grower, shipper and processor of leafy greens has been growing vegetables in southwest... more »

Edible Garden receives training grant in Michigan

Indoor leafy greens grower Edible Garden has received funding from Michigan for employee training. The controlled environment agriculture (CEA) grower received funds from the Going PRO Talent Fund, awarded by the Michigan Department of Labor... more »

Andy D’Arrigo’s 100th birthday celebrated

Andy D’Arrigo, the face behind D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California’s legacy and company logo, is celebrating his 100th birthday. Andy D’Arrigo as a child. D’Arrigo is the face behind the company’s... more »

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