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fall season, avocados

October 26th, 2020 Supply Update: The fall season is beginning in a small way, but they expect demand to exceed supply for the next few weeks.

Strawberries remain extremely limited, with shippers cutting back or not accepting orders right now. Heat in the fields caused a lot of damage, which was then followed by chilly weather slowing down growth. The fall season is beginning in a [...]

October 23, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Strawberry Supplies limited

October 19th, 2020 Supply Update: Strawberries remain extremely limited, with shippers cutting back or not accepting orders right now.

Strawberries remain extremely limited, with shippers cutting back or not accepting orders right now. Heat in the fields caused a lot of damage, which was then followed by chilly weather slowing down growth. The fall season is beginning in a [...]

October 16, 2020 Produce Supply Update
green pepper

October 12th, 2020 Supply Update: Green pepper is winding down in Michigan, with Georgia growers starting to pickup in volume.

Strawberries remain extremely limited, with shippers cutting back or not accepting orders right now. Heat in the fields caused a lot of damage, which was then followed by chilly weather slowing down growth. The fall season is beginning in a [...]

October 9, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Strawberry Supplies limited

October 5th, 2020 Supply Update: Strawberries remain extremely limited, with shippers cutting back or not accepting orders right now.

Strawberries remain extremely limited, with shippers cutting back or not accepting orders right now. Heat in the fields caused a lot of damage, which was then followed by chilly weather slowing down growth. The fall season is beginning in a [...]

October 1, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Fall Season

September 28th, 2020 Supply Update: Heat in California continues to be the controlling factor for produce from the west coast.

Heat in California continues to be the controlling factor for produce from the west coast. All field items are showing heat stress, breaking down the leaf cell walls. Those breakdowns turn into decay as we are seeing in iceberg lettuce, [...]

September 28, 2020 Produce Supply Update
lettuces

September 21st, 2020 Supply Update: All lettuces are expecting quality to be impacted by the high temperatures over the past weekend in California.

All lettuces are expecting quality to be impacted by the high temperatures over the past weekend in California. Quality reports are showing some fringe and occasional internal burn with wind bruising. Supplies of romaine remain limited as most growers are [...]

September 18, 2020 Produce Supply Update
watermelons

August 10th, 2020 Supply Update: We’ve moved to local tomatoes and watermelons as these crops really do well in the heat every summer.

Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina. Blueberries, Squash and Cucumbers are all finished for a while but we should have another crop of squash coming to maturity in [...]

August 7, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Onions, Yellow

August 3rd, 2020 Supply Update: Onion farmers are beginning their seasons in many areas and shipping freshly harvested new crop onions.

Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina. Blueberries, Squash and Cucumbers are all finished for a while but we should have another crop coming to maturity in September or [...]

August 3, 2020 Produce Supply Update
Local Corn

July 27th, 2020 Supply Update: Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina

Crazy hot weather for the past two weeks has stopped harvesting on many items here in North Carolina. Blueberries, Squash and Cucumbers are all finished for a while but we should have another crop coming to maturity in September or [...]

July 24, 2020 Produce Supply Update
lettuces

July 13th, 2020 Supply Update: All lettuces, but especially iceberg and romaine are extremely tight right now and expected to stay that way for a while.

Lots of local products are beginning to come to market. We have local cabbage, corn, blueberries, peppers, squash, zucchini all getting started. We’re looking forward to a great growing season, and with the weather finally drying out the farmers are [...]

July 10, 2020 Produce Supply Update