I can’t think of any other place that makes me as happy than standing in the middle of a field ready to be harvested. In my corner of ag, I’m in the produce fields where the weather is perfect and your nose is greeted with the crisp, refreshing smell of lettuce being harvested. I’ve even […]
Articles by Amber Parrow
It is the first nine feet above the ground that hosts a flurry of energy. Sun, wind, moisture, and the photosynthesis of vegetation are emitting and receiving energy transfers constantly. It is in those nine feet where humans and animals reside, but it is also in that magical space where our food is grown. Out […]
What better time to celebrate produce truck drivers and other truckers than during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.
In learning about my family’s roots, I discovered a relative who bought property in Virginia called Shadwell, where he cultivated the land.
We call it the transition — when the growing season for lettuce and other tender greens shift from California for the spring and summer to Arizona for fall and winter.
It is so easy to get caught up in the competitive side of business. Or maybe that is just me, the marketer, always listening and looking for the things that push my brands ahead of the pack. I had one of those moments when I heard about GreenGate’s participation in the USDA Quality Monitored program. […]