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OPN Connect Newsletter 158

Happy Dirt’s Sandi Kronick, NatureFresh, Plastics Role in Covid-19, Bioworks and More...

March 19, 2020
March 19, 2020

NatureFresh Farms, based in Leamington, ON, Canada, and Delta, OH, has been steadily increasing its organic greenhouse acreage as a response to consumer demand for organic vegetables. Noting that consumers today are becoming more food-conscious and aware of how and where their food is grown, the company expanded its organic greenhouse space from 9 to 15 acres by the end of 2017.

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Campos Borquez July

March 19, 2020

Sandi Kronick is the CEO of Happy Dirt, a farmer-and-staff-owned produce distributor based in Durham, North Carolina. Happy Dirt ships an average of 150 pallets of produce per week, the vast majority of which is organic.

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March 19, 2020

It has long been an organic produce industry axiom that its most loyal consumers are more inclined to be environmentally conscience, and thus plastic packaging is not a good look. That viewpoint has apparently succumbed to fears over the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Misionero

March 19, 2020

BioWorks, a Victor, NY-based company that provides growers with biological control and plant nutrition products, began 26 years ago when the company licensed a patented technology from Cornell University.

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March 19, 2020

1. Organic Food Sales In Canada Rise 57%

2. Deal Positions Planet Organic as UK's Largest Organic Retailer 

3. Lessons from Sweden’s Organic Farming Sector

4. Organic Farming Doesn’t Deserve Bad Press

5. Palm Beach County’s Arden is an “Agrihood”

 

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Charlies Produce

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