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OPN Connect Newsletter 185
Farmhouse Delivery, Wild River Kiwi, Black Earth Humic, Rainbow Valley Orchards, and more...
Rainbow Valley Orchards Grows and Promotes Organic-Grown Citrus, Table Grapes, and Other Subtropical Fruit
A grower and packer of organic citrus, Rainbow Valley Orchards was founded with the intent of being a custodian of the planet and a leader in organics. Over the last 39 years, Rainbow Valley has been directly involved in the promotion and development of organically grown citrus, avocados, and subtropical fruits grown in Southern California.
Breaking from traditional pest control methods, Wild River Fruit uses barn owls to combat rodents and other invasive pests. Owls not only serve as the stars of Wild River’s Integrated Pest Management program, they also represent the face of the organic produce brand.
Jarryd Brennan is produce buyer and forager for Farmhouse Delivery, a Texas-based online grocer that services Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston. Established in 2009, Farmhouse Delivery focuses largely on local products and offers a wide variety of produce, meat, and other groceries through its subscription boxes, meal kits, and a la carte options. Jarryd joined OPN to talk about why carrying organic produce is important to Farmhouse, the company’s new sourcing relationship with Veritable Vegetable, how COVID has boosted business, and more.
Black Earth Humic’s new humiZen line, launched earlier this year, has marked a big step forward in the company’s ambitious goal to become a leader in humic. Black Earth’s range of Canadian-made humalite products are designed for everything from agricultural to industrial applications and are formulated to help growers achieve their growth goals.
1. Awe Sum Organics Winter Kiwi and Blueberries
2. NOP Proposes Stronger Organic Enforcement
3. Stemilt Hits Milestone with First EFI Certification
4. Asia’s Largest Organic Rooftop Farm
5. Bridges Produce’s Mexican Season Starts Strong