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Conversations at United — Jeff Madu with Windset Farms

Windset Farms spoke with visitors to its United Fresh Live! booth about its greenhouse-grown Cameo cherry tomatoes-on-the-vine, its Crescendo long peppers, its Fresco Baby Cucumbers and other items.

NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux partners with Fifth Season

Fifth Season, Pittsburgh, is partnering with National Hockey League Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux, and has a new direct-to-consumer website and service.

Organic organization supports lawsuit schedule

The Coalition for Sustainable Organics, which supports organic regulations allowing hydroponic and container systems to be organic, is pleased a schedule for a lawsuit on the issue has been set.

Nature Fresh moves tomato sampling online at United Fresh LIVE!

With show floor sampling impossible at this year’s United Fresh LIVE! event, Nature Fresh Farms is improvising.

BrightFarms starts construction on NC greenhouse

BrightFarms has started construction on a 280,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse in Hendersonville, N.C.

Gotham Greens’ opens greenhouse near Denver to serve 7 states

Gotham Green, Brooklyn, N.Y., is opening a 30,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse in the Denver area to supply retailers in eight states.

Lipman promotes Marc Danner to GM of protected ag

Lipman Family Farms has promoted Marc Danner as general manager of protected agriculture, with the second anniversary of the company’s purchase of greenhouse grower Huron Produce.

Automated greenhouse produces Free! Leafy Greens

Fresh Local Produce of Ohio, Hudson, is shipping salad greens to area retailers under the Free! Leafy Greens.

Greenhouse fruits, vegetables continue to expand

The greenhouse category is expanding every year as growers look for more items that can be produced indoors, and as they ramp up the volume of the ones they already have.

Leamington event space named for Mastronardi Produce brand

A new amphitheater in Leamington, Ontario, is named Sunset Stadium, recognizing support from Mastronardi Produce, marketer of the Sunset brand.