A changing business model

2020-04-29T15:37:29-05:00April 29, 2020|Grower Midwest|

A year ago, Stephanie Thompson and her husband were living in an apartment in Tennessee. Now they have their own farm in Missouri, growing mostly flowers.
Photo courtesy of Stephanie Thompson

by Sally Colby

Just over one year ago, Stephanie Thompson and her husband were living in an apartment in Tennessee. (more…)

Ensuring leafy greens are safe going forward

2020-04-29T15:30:49-05:00April 29, 2020|Grower, Grower East, Grower Midwest, Grower West|

Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response (R), recently observed food safety procedures for leafy greens.
Photo courtesy of FDA

by Enrico Villamaino

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released its 2020 Leafy Greens STEC Action Plan. (STEC refers to Shiga-toxin producing E. coli, a potentially life-threatening illness). (more…)