Tag: local produce
OPMA study shows local produce more resistant to inflation- General News
In a recent study Numerator conducted for the Ontario Produce Marketing Association, consumers were seen to be cutting back on spending due to inflationary pressures.
Sprouts doubles local produce, focuses on smaller-format stores- Retail
Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market is downsizing its square footage, while focusing on more local and unique options in fresh produce.
iTradeNetwork partners with Big Wheelbarrow to bring more local food to retail- General News
iTradeNetwork, the leading global provider of end-to-end supply chain management and intelligence solutions for the perishable food industry, and local food platform Big Wheelbarrow have partnered to offer fresh products from small and mid-size producers to thousands of grocery stores in the United States and Canada.
Giant Food debuts new campaign focused on local impact- Retail
Today, Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, announces its new brand campaign, "Find Your Local."
Stop & Shop kicks off Local Produce for Locals in Need program- Retail
Stop & Shop announced the launch of its annual “Local Produce for Locals in Need” program, an initiative dedicated to donating locally grown, fresh vegetables to neighbors in need to help combat summer hunger in children and families throughout the month of August.
Giant Food launches local produce boxes- Retail
Giant Food, the leading greater Washington, D.C. regional grocery chain, today announces the relaunch of its Local Produce Boxes featuring locally sourced, in-season produce sold exclusively through Giant Delivers.
Kroger launches digital farmers market to deliver local products- Retail
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today launched a digital farmers market in Atlanta, Georgia, in partnership with Market Wagon.
Microgreen Directory helps consumers find local produce- General News
Microgreen Directory is a new website recently launched in February 2022.
USDA signs local food purchase agreement with Connecticut- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service today announced it has signed a cooperative agreement with the Connecticut Department of Agriculture under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program.
USDA offers new insurance program for small local growers- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is rolling out a new insurance option specifically for agricultural producers with small farms who sell locally.