Niman Ranch Products Certified Humane

August 31, 2016 Niman Ranch

As of September 2016, 100% of Niman Ranch’s proteins- Pork, Beef and Lamb, and our Processed Products, will be Certified Humane®.

Watsonville's Jose Carerra Orchestrates Orchids' Growth

August 31, 2016 Tom Leyde, The Californian

Jose Carrera manages 30 to 40 greenhouse workers at McLellan Botanicals/Taisuco America, situated at 2352 San Juan Road in Aromas. He has been head grower for 25 years. “Acres of orchids,” he says, as he gives a tour of his workplace, situated on 12 acres. The company ships more than one million orchids a year to large retail outlets. Its own retail store is in the flower market in San Francisco.

AIPH – Making Cities Greener & Healthier

The use of ‘living green’ as a vital component of city development will be demonstrated at the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Green City Conference to be held at the Congress Centre, Expo 2016 Antalya, Turkey on 27 September 2016.  The Conference will be sponsored by the AIPH-approved A1 International Horticultural Exhibition, Expo 2016 Antalya, and will fit perfectly with the Expo theme of ‘Flowers and Children – A Green Life for Future Generations’.

Funding Support Critical In Growth Of Ontario Flower Industry

The fortunes of Ontario’s flower industry rise and fall with the Canadian dollar and the national economy. To weather those ups and downs, both the growers and their organization, Flowers Canada Ontario (FCO), have learned to be flexible and innovative to keep their sector competitive and profitable.

Maine Cheese Festival Returns After Decade-Long Hiatus

Run by The Maine Cheese Guild, the one-day fundraiser highlights local cheeses like Hullabaloo from Imagine Dairy Farm in Warren and mozzarella from water buffalos in Appleton to shed light on the expanding industry. The last time this festival was held, there were merely 16 licensed cheesemakers in Maine. Today there are 81, many of which are small scale producers.