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OPN Connect Newsletter 128
Record WA Organic Apple Crop, TerraFresh Organics, Hemp and Soil Risk at OGS, Climate Change Report, and more...
Industry veterans Greg Holzman and Steve Akagaki sold Purity Organic/Pacific Organic Produce seven years ago and remained with the company until 2018. The two decided to team up again to form TerraFresh Organics. In partnership with the Harbinger Group, TerraFresh Organics will supply organic citrus, mangos, stone fruit and grapes under Misionero’s Earth Greens label.
A pair of educational sessions devoted to reducing organic soil risk and an examination of the burgeoning hemp marketplace have been announced as part of the 2019 Organic Grower Summit educational program, slated for this December in Monterey, CA.
Last week, the UN Climate released its special report on Climate Change and Land Use. It held dire warnings that unless we change the way we eat and farm - we are in big trouble. If, for example, current greenhouse gas emissions rates persist, the result will be the continuation of global temperature increases.
1. CCOF’s 2018 Annual Report Released
2. Berry Supplier Sees Opportunity to Expand Grower Relationships
3. OTA Expands “Train-the-Trainer’ Program
4. A&A Organic Farms Shipping Organic Lemons
5. Ag Plan Aims to Preserve Santa Clara County Farms