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Posts tagged growers

May 3, 2017

 

avocados

California Is On Its Way To Having Avocado Crop Year-Round

Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.

February 21, 2017

 

strawberries

Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America’s Farmers More Than Mexico’s

Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. Restricting that trade could backfire.

May 28, 2015

 

Kristin Wolf

Even In The Heartland, ‘Going Local’ Is Tough For Chefs

Finding enough farmers is a challenge for chefs who want to go local, but the infrastructure is growing and more restaurants are overcoming those barriers.

January 22, 2014

Change is Ripe 

tomatoes

Wal-Mart Agrees To Fair Food Program In Florida

In a major win for organized labor groups, Wal-Mart has agreed to pay 1 cent more per pound of tomatoes.

September 28, 2013

Caffeine-aholic 

coffee beans falling out of sack

Coffee: Grow It, Roast It, Drink It, Cook It

Anthropologist Catherine Tucker brings us the perspective of coffee growers. S.K. Quigley roasts the beans. Daniel Orr uses coffee in a barbecue sauce.

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