Category: Produce Update

Jodi: We have Californian Valencias! They’re about 5 weeks early this year which is totally nuts, but we’ll take ‘em! The prices are higher as the season starts, but they are traditionally tastier...
Well, that was a *^%$##+^* week if there ever was one.   We try to do our best at this game, but having days without bananas, delayed mangos and limited avocado selection this week was a...
Randy: Supply Gap on Bananas!  A back log with the Canadian Border Services has our banana containers (which arrived at exactly the right time for continuous supply) sitting at the port for...
Oh it’s a beautiful day on the West Coast – 15C is our forecast high.  Early spring flowers are blooming, garlic in people’s yards is well out of the ground, and the ski areas are all closing –...
Stefan: California is lining up this weekend for a “Pineapple Express” which should help alleviate some of the drought conditions. The line of moisture goes basically from Hawaii direct to San...
Weather was certainly in the news this week with a major storm hitting the East Coast, while we basked in spring like conditions on the West Coast all the way to central Alaska.  As they say,...
Stefan: Last week Jodi and I travelled to California to attend the yearly Eco Farm conference near Monterey. The hillsides around the area this year were much greener than last year but there is...
Oh you know it’s warm when there’s a heavy rain warning for the peak of Whistler and it’s supposed to go above freezing at Sunshine Village on the weekend – the highest ski area in the Rockies!...
Stefan: Bell peppers are strong and abundant this week. This looks to be a strong item for the next few weeks as well. Zucchini is available but pricey and field cucumbers are limited and very pricey...
We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. This is the price list header from the largest organic wholesaler on the West Coast (OGC in Portland, Oregon).  “Produce news often revolves around the...
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