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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.”

Help shoppers make their summer peach dreams come true

You’d think I’d know how to pick a good peach by now.

Letter: 'Local' needs more clarity

What’s in a name? When it comes to food, the term “local” holds within it the story of community impact, vibrant farmers markets, and tempting farm-to-table menus.
Jul 29, 2019 by Allan Reetz #Opinion, #Produce Retail, #Local

Stemilt gives cherries for spitting, funds for students

Wenatchee, Wash.-based Stemilt Growers donated cherries to the Wenatchee Valley Fourth of July cherry spitting contest and donated funds to the Washington Apple Education Foundation.
Jul 10, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Local, #Cherries

California Avocado Commission takes over Little Italy Food Hall

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Restaurants in the Little Italy Food Hall will feature avocado-centric dishes in June, and 19 food writers got an early taste of the creativity during a California Avocado Commission event.

‘Local’ thrives in Carolina

“Local” means “regional” in the Carolinas, as far as marketing fresh fruits and vegetables goes, suppliers and marketers say.

BrightFarms plans significant growth

Bright Farms used its Fresh Summit booth to show off its locally grown leafy greens products and to share its plans for expansion.