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Earth Family Organics – New Division of Ford’s Produce Co., Inc.

We’re super-excited to announce the launch of Earth Family Organics!  This is an aquaponics urban garden that we’ve built right here in Raleigh.  We’ll be growing many of the items that you’re using now, creating a local and year round [...]

November 2, 2018 featured, Produce Supply Update

October 29th, 2018 Supply Update: Many of the corn fields are laid over and it is doubtful that they will stand back up …

Hurricane Michael did considerable damage to sweet corn fields.  Many of the fields are laid over and it is doubtful that they will stand back up as they sometimes do after a storm.  California has small volumes of white corn, [...]

October 26, 2018 Produce Supply Update
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October 22nd, 2018 Supply Update: Hurricane Michael did considerable damage to sweet corn fields …

Hurricane Michael did considerable damage to sweet corn fields.  Many of the fields are laid over and it is doubtful that they will stand back up as they sometimes do after a storm.  California has small volumes of white corn, [...]

October 18, 2018 Produce Supply Update

October 15th, 2018 Supply Update: Hurricane Michael plowed a path right through the most productive growing regions right now …

Hurricane Michael plowed a path right through the most productive growing regions right now, devastating and ending many harvests for the season.  Northern Florida and Georgia are the source for a lot of the most popular vegetables this time of [...]

October 12, 2018 Produce Supply Update

October 8th, 2018 Supply Update: California strawberry growers are expecting harvest volumes to hold fairly steady …

California strawberry growers are expecting favorable weather over the next month, and harvest volumes to hold fairly steady.  They are going into fall, though, and days will be shorter, causing the plants to slow their growth somewhat. Cabbage markets continue [...]

October 5, 2018 Produce Supply Update

October 1st, 2018 Supply Update: California strawberry growers are expecting favorable weather over the next month …

California strawberry growers are expecting favorable weather over the next month, and harvest volumes to hold fairly steady.  They are going into fall, though, and days will be shorter, causing the plants to slow their growth somewhat. It’s springtime in [...]

September 28, 2018 Produce Supply Update

September 24th, 2018 Supply Update: All of the rains in eastern NC during Florence wiped out basically everything …

First of all our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in NC who suffered ill effects from Hurricane Florence last week. Many lost their homes, many lost their businesses, some lost both. The devastation will be long lasting, and [...]

September 24, 2018 Produce Supply Update

September 14th, 2018 *** Be safe during Hurricane Florence ***

September 14th, 2018 *** Be safe during Hurricane Florence *** [...]

September 14, 2018 Produce Supply Update

September 10th, 2018 Supply Update: California strawberry growers are expecting favorable weather over the next month …

California strawberry growers are expecting favorable weather over the next month, and harvest volumes to hold fairly steady.  They are going into fall, though, and days will be shorter, causing the plants to slow their growth somewhat. NC growers are [...]

September 7, 2018 Produce Supply Update

September 3rd, 2018 Supply Update: Bell peppers have become plentiful again …

Bell peppers have become plentiful again, with several growing areas finding good volumes when it comes time to harvest.  The cheaper green market will also drive the red pepper market lower. All of the rains on the east coast cleaned [...]

August 30, 2018 Produce Supply Update