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OPN Connect Newsletter 230
Apple Update, Top Fox Snacks, OPS Announcement, Viva Farms, Market News, and More...
Viva Farms is a nonprofit farm training and incubator organization with over 100 certified organic acres across three locations in Washington state’s Skagit and King Counties. It offers aspiring organic growers what it refers to as “the five essentials”—training, land, equipment and infrastructure, markets, and capital.
With a flavorful, organic product, Top Fox Snacks is changing the way people think about pumpkin seeds.
Investigative Journalist Larissa Zimberoff Announced as Keynote Presenter at Organic Produce Summit 2021
Investigative journalist and author Larissa Zimberoff has been confirmed as a keynote presenter at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), which will be held on September 15-16 in Monterey, CA.
The early season Washington apple forecast places the organic crop at about 15.4 million cartons, which is within the margin of error of last year’s crop. The organic apple category has consistently seen an increase in demand, so a year of similar supplies could result in a relatively strong market for organic apple producers.
1. Bard Valley's David Baxter Dishes on New Organic Mini Medjool Dates
2. Ampersand Adjuvant Now Approved for Fungicide Use in California
3. Hazel Tech Partners With Direct-to-Consumer Tropical Fruit Box Company
4. Driscoll's Converts Facility to Solar
5. The New Label We Need on Produce: “Smart-Farmed”