Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

Satur Farms launches single-serve organic dressings

Cutchogue, N.Y.-based Satur Farms is launching organic salad dressings in convenient single-serving sizes.

Officials kick off Jersey Fresh season

VINELAND, N.J. — Growers, distributors and local officials gathered Monday at Fresh Wave's facility at Vineland Produce Market.
May 07, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Crops, #New Jersey

Leaders review New England Organic Produce Conference

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — How did the inaugural New England Organic Produce Conference go? The Packer's Northeast editor Amy Sowder asks the organizers.

BrightFarms to build second greenhouse in Pennsylvania

New York-based BrightFarms plans to build a 250,000-square-foot greenhouse in Snyder County, Pa. — its second greenhouse in the state.

Industry turns out for first New England Organic Conference

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Backed by exhaustive data on the organic segment, Matt Lally challenged produce industry members to capitalize on trends that elevate organic food.

Women in Produce — Rena Montedoro

Rena Montedoro has an aura of excitement and energy about her that makes you want to jump on board whatever she’s driving.

Spotted lanternfly killer fungi could protect NY grapes, apples

Cornell University researchers have discovered two local fungi that could potentially curb an invasive insect that has New York vineyard owners on edge.

Limoneira offers Mother’s Day citrus ideas on YouTube

Santa Paula, Calif.-based Limoneira created videos showing healthy, delicious and easy ways to use lemons and other fruit — especially as Mother’s Day approaches May 12.
Apr 30, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Crops, #Lemons

Crop One Holdings wins indoor farming award

Oakland, Calif.-based vertical farm operator Crop One Holdings won the Best Innovation in Indoor Farming Award at the 2019 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 

Women in Produce — Stefanie Katzman

Just because you’re born into a family business doesn’t mean that’s what you’re going to do for a living.