Back From Afghanistan, and Straight to the Greenhouse

According to theatlantic.com by BOURREE LAM:  We work with local retailers—around here it's Giant, Wegmans, Martin’s, Peapod, Roundy's. We basically just deliver fresh produce to them and cut down on the number of miles food travels. We scale with them [by increasing or decreasing the quantity of crops] as well; we do that year-round. Lam: […] Read More

Lifestyle approach drives organic sales at Costco

According to thepacker.com By Ashley Nickle: “We know that this is something that has become a true lifestyle for people,” Padilla said, “and we’ve been selling organics for probably some 20, close to 25 years.” Costco may have already surpassed Whole Foods as the leader in organic sales, according to a 2015 assessment by investment […] Read More

Where Do The Presidential Candidates Stand?

According greenhousegrower.com: The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) looked into the background of each presidential candidate based on their previous comments, and offered some of the following assessments (check out the MPP website for a more in-depth analysis of each candidate’s position and how they “graded” with MPP). Hillary Clinton: • Has expressed support for legal access […] Read More

Kid-Free Adventure is a MUST

If you and your spouse have children, you know that parenthood is an all-consuming role–especially when the kids are young. Daily routines trump adventure most days, and you find yourself longing for a little time alone together. You might feel a little guilty at the thought of taking a kid-free adventure together, but trust us–it’s […] Read More

“Low bell pepper production in Netherlands leads to favourable price”

According to freshplaza.com:The bell pepper market has been reasonably favourable recently. “Low production in the Netherlands has led to decent pricing. Demand is now mostly coming from the ‘regular’ European market, the US and Japan. Due to low production in the Netherlands and the rise of Spain, we have seen several retailers switching to Spain,” […] Read More

Michigan State University is sponsoring a farm incubator in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

. This program focuses on diverse vegetable production in cold climates, relying on season extension and cold storage. If you know of a beginning farmer that is interested in starting a farm where season extension is a backbone of production, please send him/her our way. Feel free to spread far and wide. See listing below: Farm Description: […] Read More

France bans use of plastic forks and spoons to battle ‘climate change’…

According to telegraph.co.uk By David Millward;  Plastic crockery and cutlery is to be banned in France unless it is made from biologically sourced materials. The law comes into force in 2020. It is part of a French environmental initiative called the Energy Transition for Green Growth, part of a package aimed at tackling climate change. But, the […] Read More

VIDEO: Tahoe resort grows sustainable greens with hydroponic roof garden

According to tahoedailytribune.com: OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — “I can’t talk right now,” says Tim Hmay, overcome by a smack of peppery zest as he gnaws on a freshly plucked leaf of arugula. A few chews later, the Executive Chef at the Resort at Squaw Creek can only muster one word after the flavor fades: “Fantastic.” […] Read More

Red Sun Farms achieves recognition as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies in the PROFIT 500 2016 report

– PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils the 28th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies – Kingsville ON (September 15, 2016) Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Red Sun Farms as one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies in the 28th annual PROFIT 500 List. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT […] Read More

biohacking – eating a cleaner diet with less processed foods

Dave Asprey, founder of The Bulletproof Executive, is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent 15 years and over $300,000 to hack his own biology. Dave lost 100 pounds without counting calories or excessive exercise, used techniques to upgrade his brain by more than 20 IQ points, and lowered his biological age while […] Read More