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OPN Connect Newsletter 223
Bay Baby Produce's Pumpkins, OK Produce, Bridges’ Ben Johnson, OGS Announcement, Market News, and More...
Ben Johnson is founder and president of Bridges Produce, a Portland, Oregon-based organic produce company that represents multiple organic growers and brands. OPN recently caught up with Ben for a conversation about Bridges’ organic produce offerings, the services his company provides growers, organic produce trends, and more.
In 2002, OK Produce installed the first and largest privately owned solar power system in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Today, its massive Fresno distribution center operates with 94-percent solar power, and the company has positioned itself as a leader in sustainability.
General attendee registration for the Organic Grower Summit Presented by Western Growers and Organic Produce Network is now open, with discounted fees available. Featuring a series of in-depth educational sessions and a trade show floor that includes an area specifically designed for agtech companies, the fourth annual OGS will be held December 1-2 in Monterey, CA.
Nestled in the Pacific Northwest, resting in the flatlands of the Skagit River Delta, Bay Baby Produce is a leader in growing organic pumpkins and winter squash. Over the past few decades, Bay Baby Produce has expanded its farming operations from 30 acres to just over 600 acres.
1. Stemilt Kicks Off Its Artisan Organics™ Stone Fruit Season
2. Rodale Institute Receives $1.2 Million From Giant Checkout Donation
3. Divine Flavor Partners with the American Institute of Cancer Research
4. PlantTape Announces Promotions
5. Awe Sum Organics Promotes Organic Produce Veteran Jon Kiley to Sales Manager