Ford's Produce Supply Update

Ford’s Produce App!
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We’ve seeing good production for local tomatoes, and quality has been beautiful on the increasing volumes.

Local NC farmers have been harvesting good numbers on squash and zucchini and are now picking cucumbers, peppers, and white and bi-color corn.

Domestic asparagus is finishing up for the season, with Michigan and Washington State reaching the end of their harvests.

Stonefruit season is upon us!  We have plums, peaches, pluots, cherries, apricots and nectarines!

Mexico’s grape season has begun, but supplies are way down compared to past years.

Even though local strawberries are winding down for the year, markets are down with California hitting peak production.

The heat wave forecast from last week is expected to peak but won’t be quite as hot as originally expected.

Domestic growers are harvesting good numbers of cantaloupes and honeydews now, and we’re even seeing some Athena variety melons starting up with light

Q:  What type of lettuce did they serve on the Titanic?

What’s New at Ford’s Produce?
We are super excited to tell you about new project that we’re working on. We’re finishing up construction on our own organic greenhouse facility. We’ll be planting within the month and harvesting many local herbs, lettuces and specialty vegetables ourselves to serve you with this summer and in the future.

 It’s going to be organic, local, and the most sustainable farmingmethod available. More information to come, as we get further along.

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Ford's Produce App

Ford’s Produce now has an App!  We’ve developed and perfected a great new ordering application to make your job easier.  Now you can order your favorite fresh fruits and vegetables right from your Android or Apple smartphone.  You can download it in the Google or Apple app stores, just search for Ford’s Produce.  It uses the same credentials that many of you have already set up for online ordering.  If you need a user ID and password, just give us a call!

The Ford’s Produce Checkout App was developed to give our customers another tool to help streamline and expedite their ordering process. With the advent of smart phones and tablets, many things are now possible which make the ordering process faster and easier. Now you can place an order quickly byscrolling through your most commonly purchased items, and even choose from new items. Pictures are even linked to the items for ease of recognition.

You’ll notice along the bottom of the screen several choices. The first is the home screen, the second is the Order Guide, which shows your most frequently ordered items, then you have the entire Catalog, which lists all of our products by commodity, the Shopping Cart, where you can do a final review of your purchases, and then the Filing Cabinet Icon where you can view your recent orders and their status.


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We look forward to serving you.