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OPS 2021 adds second CEA education session

- General News
The flourishing development of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) and how retailers and consumers view this emerging segment of fresh produce production, will be the topic of an educational session at Organic Produce Summit 2021.

Old Soul’s Farms recalls leafy green products due to possible Listeria risk

- General News
Old Souls Farms, LLC, located at in St. Paris, Ohio, is initiating a voluntary recall of greenhouse leafy green products following a positive test of Listeria monocytogenes.

Infarm expands relationship with Sobeys in Canada

- General News
Infarm and Sobeys Inc. have announced a new agreement to accelerate the availability and distribution of fresh produce to an additional 4 of Canada's 10 provinces by 2023.

Natural Grocers brings hyperlocal with hydroponic GardenBox program

- Retail
Natural Grocers, America's Organic Headquarters, is bringing local hydroponic, organic produce grown just steps away from its customers with the launch of its new hydroponic GardenBox.

Rocket Farms to expand greenhouse Facility in Half Moon Bay, CA

- General News
Rocket Farms, the largest grower of indoor flowers, fresh cut herbs and potted edibles in the country, is announcing Phase 1 construction of their facility expansion in Half Moon Bay, CA.

Nature Fresh Farms partners with university on sustainable transportation project

- General News
Nature Fresh Farms joins the University of Windsor in their long-haul vehicle transportation sustainability project to help achieve new advancements in energy efficient shipping.

Intergrow Greenhouses leverages own trucking fleet during high freight market

- General News
Intergrow Greenhouses, a farming company located in Upstate NY, focusing on the production and sale of greenhouse grown tomatoes, is thankful to have their own private trucking fleet to help service their customers.

BrightFarms launches “BrightLabs” innovation hub

- General News
Matt Lingard, PhD, a former Bayer plant scientist with over 15 years of experience working at the intersection of biotechnology and greenhouse science, will lead the BrightLabs team as Vice President of Agriculture and Science.

Springworks offers local, decentralized lettuce option

- Analysis
Springworks CEO Trevor Kenkel says the coronavirus has hastened a trend toward locally produced, greenhouse lettuce as an alternative to the large-scale, field-grown commercial product from California and Arizona.

AppHarvest breaks ground on fourth and fifth high-tech indoor farms

- General News
AppHarvest, Inc., a leading AgTech company, public benefit corporation and Certified B Corp focused on farming more sustainably using up to 90% less water than open-field agriculture and only recycled rainwater, today announced the start of construction for two new high-tech indoor farms in Central Appalachia.