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OPN Connect Newsletter 268

4Earth Farms, Whole Foods Leadership to Keynote at OPS, Organic Strawberry Update, New Rodale Study on Cover Crops, Market News, and More...

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

On the heels of a global pandemic, much has changed over the past two years in the world of grocery retailing—and these changes may influence what lies ahead for the entire fresh produce industry. To discuss the future of grocery retail and its impact on fresh produce, a pair of leaders from Whole Foods, along with its former co-CEO, have been confirmed as panelists for a keynote presentation at OPS 2022.

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Chelan Fresh July 2022

May 12, 2022

In the mid-1990s, 4Earth Farms began its journey as a small wholesaler putting together mixers and focusing on the foodservice sector. Over the years, the company has evolved to become a year-round integrated grower-shipper of a handful of core commodities with an emphasis on organic products.

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May 12, 2022

The Rodale Institute California Organic Center recently started a new research project: Replacing Plastic Mulch with Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Production Systems for Economic Benefit, Soil Health, and Environmental Stewardship. Supported by a CDFA grant, the study will examine cover crops and living mulches as a replacement for plastic mulch in organic strawberry and artichoke production.

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Cal-Organic July 2022

May 12, 2022

The early part of the California strawberry season has gone very well with good supplies, excellent quality, and many weeks of promotable volumeand the industry is just now moving into peak production.

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Misionero July 2022

May 12, 2022

1. Fruit World Looks to an Organic Future

2. AgTech Startup Smart Apply Raises $1.3M in Seed Round

3. Organic Farms Step Up to Give Afghan Refugee Families Access to Fresh Produce

4. California’s New Climate Plan Will Make Our Lives Radically Different

5. High Pricing Slows Organic Lime Demand

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Organics Unlimited July 2022

Duncan Family Farms July 2022

NatureSafe July 2022

Global Organics Group

4Earth Farms July 2022

Giddings Fruit July 2022

Stout Ag Tech July 2022

OPS 2022

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