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We believe in local farming and that supporting growers in our communities is a great way to ensure a future for food. Cultivating Change aims to fund projects or pursuits that will help local farmers do what they do best: farm. Grant amounts from $3,000-10,000 will be funded on an annual basis to qualifying growers through an online voting platform and peer review. Visit... Read More
Georgia’s farmers can unearth a myriad of challenges when pursuing retail and foodservice markets, where demand for local and regional foods is greater than ever. Food Hubs act as a critical link in agriculture communities and provide beneficial business opportunities to supply chain partners. Holding true to its commitment to be the Southeast’s perishable products specialist... Read More
With investments in a number of clean energy generation projects that utilize different technologies, Taylor Farms is one of the produce industry leaders in sustainability. Taylor Farms currently employs a wind turbine, solar panels and fuel cells that all help reduce their overall environmental footprint. Their fuel cells generate clean, on-site energy through the conversion... Read More
Outside of Austin, Texas in Dripping Springs is a 13,000 sq ft greenhouse that houses Bella Verdi Farms. Bella Verdi Farms grows micro greens, culinary herbs and Bibb lettuce for folks throughout Texas.  Bella Verdi Farms utilizes a hydroponic system to grow their produce. Specially formulated, nutrient dense water is channeled through troughs in which plants have been grown;... Read More
Greener Fields Together, the sustainability and local produce initiative created by PRO*ACT, a produce supply-chain management company, is proud to announce two of its national farm partners have completed an independent evaluation of their social and environmental achievements. SureHarvest, an independent verification service which has partnered with Greener Fields Together... Read More
Compass Group North America, the leading foodservice management and support services company, is the newest hospitality partner in Greener Fields Together, the sustainability and local produce initiative created by the PRO*ACT produce supply-chain management company. The foodservice industry’s first comprehensive national farm-to-fork sustainability program, Greener Fields... Read More
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