Growing urban greenhouse sector looks to deliver local produce

Dec 14, 2020
Lufa Farms, a Canadian company, sees rooftop gardening as a way to cut energy costs.
Tomato plants grow in a rooftop greenhouse in New York.
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The berry that can grow in winter

Nov 6, 2019
A group of UK fruit growers and scientists have found a way to grow raspberries, a summer fruit, well into November.
The Malling Berry has been engineered by a consortium of European scientists and growers
Photo courtesy of WB Chambers

Coming soon to a produce aisle near you...

Jul 23, 2019
What the Cosmic Crisp means for the apple industry.
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USMCA disappoints Southeastern growers

Jul 4, 2019
According to one farmer, the "new NAFTA" spells disastrous consequences for her family's business.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (L), US President Donald Trump (C) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are pictured after signing a new free trade agreement in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018, on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit.
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Marketing "ugly produce" has proved fruitful for some entrepreneurs.
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Did someone say avocado bar?

Dec 25, 2018
A conversation with the co-founders of Avocaderia, the world’s first avocado bar.
New York City's Avocaderia is the "world's first avocado bar."
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Holy guacamole! That avocado could last four weeks.

Jun 20, 2018
Giving a whole new meaning to shelf life, avocados wearing a life-extending plant-based coating debut this week on U.S. grocery shelves. It’s one of the first products to potentially help cut down the billions of dollars in food waste each year in the United States. Click the above audio player to hear the full story.

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What a $400 juicer says about Silicon Valley

Apr 25, 2017
The company raised over $100 million from venture capitalists, but why?
The Juicero juicing machine was originally $700.
Photo courtesy of Juicero.com

Target zeroes in on food, glorious food

May 18, 2015
Target is emphasizing produce and organic foods in its grocery departments.

Face-to-face transactions at the farmer's market

May 14, 2015
How to make the most of $20.