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Nature Fresh Farms launches home-compostable cucumber wrap

- General News
An alternative to traditional polyethylene plastic, this film is an environmentally friendly compostable wrap that breaks down in a household compost without leaving behind microplastics.

Sakata Seed America launches greenhouse, vertical farming division

- General News
This new department will focus on indoor agriculture, a growing segment of the produce industry that focuses both on traditional greenhouse production as well as specialized vertical farming.

Wendy’s Canada pledges 100% Canadian-grown greenhouse lettuce nationwide

- General News
Wendy's® is expanding its greenhouse-grown fresh produce portfolio by introducing 100 percent Canadian greenhouse-grown lettuce in its salads and sandwiches.

Revol Greens expands greenhouse to become largest in U.S. for baby leaf lettuce

- General News
Revol Greens, Minnesota’s greenhouse lettuce farm, announced today the completion of its greenhouse expansion, quadrupling its year round growing capacity.

Greenhouses: Balancing far and near

- Produce Blueprints
There’s no disputing the growth and opportunity of the greenhouse industry, but it has two distinct sides of the same coin: international and hyper-local.

Greenhouses: Assessing the costs

- Produce Blueprints
Cost has always been a factor for any company looking to expand into protected growing. There’s both good and bad news on this front.

Greenhouses: Old methods, new technology

- Produce Blueprints
Although the basic tenets of greenhouse growing haven’t changed all that much since the Victorian era—protecting crops indoors with controlled heat and light and a minimum of water and soil—technology and experimentation have certainly lent a hand.

Greenhouses: Demand begets opportunity

- Produce Blueprints
Like chefs and restaurant patrons, most shoppers are no longer satisfied with only two or three varieties of their favorite fruits and vegetables.

Greenhouses: Expanding production diversity

- Produce Blueprints
Greenhouse growing has expanded beyond providing year-round access to seasonal vegetables like cucumbers, tomatoes, and bell peppers. The lineup has since evolved to include lettuce, microgreens, herbs, berries, and more.

Greenhouses: The world of protected growing

- Produce Blueprints
As the desire for year-round availability climbs, suppliers and others look to greenhouses to augment demand. Given the explosive growth of greenhouses in Canada, Mexico, and the United States over the last decade, most would consider this surge a recent phenomenon.