Cristin Shepard

Cristin Shepard

Avocados from Peru to celebrate Peruvian culture

Avocados from Peru and the Embassy of Peru plan to host a culture celebration in Washington, D.C., for Peru’s National Day.
Jul 22, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Avocados

Connect 2 Potential’s leadership program accepting applications

Connect 2 Potential is accepting applications for a new leadership program, Lean into Leadership, which is set to begin August 14.

Viva Fresh accepting scholarship applications

The Texas International Produce Association is accepting applications for its first scholarship program.

WP Rawl donates produce for free farmers market

South Carolina School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties has teamed up with Pelion-based WP Rawl to host a free farmers market with fresh vegetables grown by the greens company.

Time to plan for Rushing Rivers pears in fall line-up

Stemilt Growers is encouraging retailers to plan ahead to include varieties of Rushing Rivers pears in their fall line-up.

Taking predictions: organic produce sales by 2025

The latest poll from The Packer invites readers to predict what percent of total department sales they think organic produce will account for by 2025.

Team Peru wins World Avocado Cup

Team Peru took the top prize in the first World Avocado Cup Regatta hosted by the World Avocado Organization and the San Diego Yacht Club July 13-14.

CMI Orchards invited to present at White House

CMI Orchards is scheduled to represent Washington State in the third annual Made in America Product Showcase at the White House July 15.
Jul 11, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Apples, #Cherries

Monterey Mushrooms meets organic demand

Monterey Mushrooms has expanded organic production to meet demand.

Caplan Family Business Scholarship accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for 2019 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships.
Jul 11, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #United Fresh