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October 14th, 2019 Supply Update: Our organic greenhouse is back to producing high volumes of beautiful baby lettuces

Our organic greenhouse is back to producing high volumes of beautiful baby lettuces. We have lots of different varieties planted and they’re coming up beautifully!  We’re expecting a great season.  Call us to see what’s available or request a sample! [...]

October 10, 2019 Produce Supply Update

October 7th, 2019 Supply Update: Asparagus is currently being harvested in several locations and pricing is much better this week. Quality is also improving with the new fields coming to maturity.

Asparagus is currently being harvested in several locations and pricing is much better this week. Quality is also improving with the new fields coming to maturity. Watermelons are winding down from their summer-time glut. Supplies are much tighter as many [...]

October 4, 2019 Produce Supply Update

September 30th, 2019 Supply Update: The nippy weather last week has people thinking about fall and everything pumpkin spice!

The nippy weather last week has people thinking about fall and everything pumpkin spice!  We’re bringing in pumpkins of all shapes and sizes as well as winter hard squashes like butternut, spaghetti, acorn and delicata. Asparagus is currently being harvested [...]

September 30, 2019 Produce Supply Update

September 23rd, 2019 Supply Update: We’re bringing in pumpkins of all shapes and sizes as well as winter hard squashes

The nippy weather last week has people thinking about fall and everything pumpkin spice!  We’re bringing in pumpkins of all shapes and sizes as well as winter hard squashes like butternut, spaghetti, acorn and delicata. Northern California strawberry supplies are [...]

September 19, 2019 Produce Supply Update

September 16th, 2019 Supply Update: NC growers are really cranking out the squash, zucchini, and cucumbers in big numbers

NC growers are really cranking out the squash, zucchini, and cucumbers in big numbers.  We’ve also received local Butternut squash for those fall menus! California’s strawberry deal is improving with the move to more northern growing areas.  Quality has been [...]

September 13, 2019 Produce Supply Update

September 9th, 2019 Supply Update: Hurricane Dorian is bearing down on our coast.

At the time of this writing, Hurricane Dorian is bearing down on our coast.  We hope everyone stayed safe and had minimal impacts due to the storm.  The impact on our agricultural partners will be determined in the coming weeks [...]

September 5, 2019 Produce Supply Update
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September 2, 2019 Supply Update: With more areas coming into production, onion markets are way down this week.

With more areas coming into production, onion markets are way down this week. Heavy supplies are more than enough to fill demand and farmers are looking to move product. The lime supply situation continues to become more limited. High temperatures [...]

August 30, 2019 Produce Supply Update

August 26th, 2019 Supply Update: Green pepper has been readily available from many areas lately

Green pepper has been readily available from many areas lately, but red pepper has been extremely tight.  Bushel red peppers in particular have been very limited, and gourmet red pepper is also tight.  Pricing is up with the shortages. Cantaloupe [...]

August 22, 2019 Produce Supply Update

August 19th, 2019 Supply Update: Pepper availability is starting to become plentiful

With the local season in full swing in Canada and the Midwest, pepper availability is starting to become plentiful. Regional deals from coast to coast are able to fulfill local demand. Volume is plentiful and quality is strong. Like all [...]

August 19, 2019 Produce Supply Update

August 12th, 2019 Supply Update: Local NC watermelons are going strong

Local NC watermelons are going strong, and we’re seeing a lot of beautiful melons coming to the market.  Now is a great time to feature them in a delicious salad, dessert or signature cocktail! New crop Bartlett pears are beginning, [...]

August 8, 2019 Produce Supply Update