Grimmway Farms Awards Scholarships to Children of Employees

May 27, 2022 Grimmway Farms

Last month, Grimmway Farms hosted an outdoor reception at its annual company picnic to announce the 2022 recipients of the Grimmway Farms Scholarship Program. The annual program recognizes the superior academic performance of students who have a parent or guardian employed by the company. At the reception, Grimmway honored 29 high school seniors and their families. Six recipients are the first in their families to attend college.

Opportunity Mapping for Horticultural Waste Streams

Approximately 74% of Canadian fruits and vegetables are wasted before they reach consumers for a myriad of reasons.  To tackle this issue and help increase the industry’s environmental sustainability, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) examined underutilized waste streams for the top seven Canadian produce crops including potatoes, apples, field tomatoes, greenhouse tomatoes, greenhouse cucumbers, onions and carrots and identified the range of opportunities for managing these by-products.

Boosting the Nutritional Bounty of Carrots and Onions

May 2, 2022 USDA ARS

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are looking to beef up your salad—not with complementary slices of tender chicken, steak or other meat but rather new, improved varieties of carrot and onion.

BDA/ Dorot Farm – The First Loads of Fresh and Sweet Carrots arrive to the Northeast Region

February 1, 2022 BDA/ Dorot Farm

BDA/ Dorot Farm, the number one exporter of fresh and sweet carrots from Israel, has their first loads of fresh jumbo and cello carrots arriving to the Northeast Market with fresh production.