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Schnucks makes $5 million pledge to local farms

Schnucks Markets Inc., St. Louis, is pledging to buy more than $5 million of local produce and other goods this year.

Introducing the Produce Artist Award Series

Are you a produce merchandiser or specialist who takes pride and joy in your work? We created the new Produce Artist Award Series to recognize you.

Local produce matters

I have lost count of the number of times that I have been in a debate about local produce.
Jun 08, 2020 by Alex DiNovo #Opinion, #Local, #Produce Retail

Freight Farms, Sodexo plan brings container farms to colleges

Container farm manufacturer Freight Farms and Sodexo have plans to bring hydroponic vertical farms to schools and universities across the U.S.

Side Delights releases ‘Journey of a Potato’ video

Side Delights, San Francisco, is launching “Journey of a Potato,” an educational video for consumers and buyers.

Pro*Act names Cultivating Change farm grant recipients

Pro*Act has chosen 14 recipients for the latest round of Cultivating Change Local Farm Grant Program, boosting their food safety, sustainability and wholesale readiness efforts.

Should U.S.-grown produce come first?

Do U.S. buyers and consumers need to show more love and loyalty to U.S. produce?

PA Veggies launches new state-wide directories

PA Veggies has launched four news directories as an enhancement to the available listing at paveggies.org to service farmers, consumers and wholesale buyers.

Grimmway Farms brings 50th anniversary to Fresh Summit

Grimmway Farms is celebrating its 50th anniversary on the road at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim, Calif.

Larger Farm Journal Initiative Focuses On Conservation, Education

The Voice of the Farmer is a new exhibit located on the National Mall.
It's just one component of a larger initiative called, “America’s Conservation Ag. Movement.”