Stemilt Partners with Pollinator Partnership to Celebrate Bee Friendly Farming Certification and Pollinator Week

June 27, 2022 Stemilt

Stemilt is celebrating its Bee Friendly Certification® through Pollinator Partnership located in California during Pollinator Week from June 20th through the 26th. Pollinator Partnership and their Bee Friendly Farming® program was created to promote the health of pollinators and ensure the future of sustainable agriculture across North America and globally.

USDA Proposes Modifications to Kiwifruit Marketing Order

June 27, 2022 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a proposal to modify the handling regulations prescribed under the federal marketing order for kiwifruit grown in California. The proposed rule was published on June 17, 2022 in the Federal Register and provides a 60-day public comment period. Comments are due by August 16, 2022.

Elyse Seiler Joins Monterey Mushrooms as Sales Manager

June 24, 2022 Monterey Mushrooms

Elyse Seiler is Monterey Mushrooms’ newest teammate, joining as a regional sales manager based out of California. Seiler will manage fresh retail and food service mushroom sales in the Western region. 

Brighter Bites Releases 2021 Annual Report

June 24, 2022 Brighter Bites

Brighter Bites, a nonprofit organization that delivers fresh fruits, vegetables and nutrition education resources directly into families’ hands, today announced the release of its 2021 annual report. Readers can expect to see Brighter Bites’ financials, the number of nutrition education materials the organization distributed, the number of schools and families served, and a general look back at 2021. The nonprofit’s upcoming plans for the 2022-2023 school year are also highlighted.

Greenhouse Pro Kevin Batt joins Oppy

June 24, 2022 Oppy

With over 22 years’ experience in the industry, Kevin Batt returns to the leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce as its category director of greenhouse after over a decade.