Ask The Produce Expert

In the “Ask The Produce Expert” series, a Produce Mom partner answers farming industry-related questions to help us become more educated on the food we purchase and eat on a daily basis.

If you have a question that you want answered by an industry expert, send me a tweet or post your question on my Facebook page.

Ask The Produce Expert: Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Spud Love

Today’s Expert: Wada Farms Welcome to the 18th edition of our featured series, titled “Ask the Produce Expert.”  In this series, we feature an expert in the agriculture world and ask them industry-related questions.  If you have a question that you want answered by an industry expert – it’s as easy as tweeting us or posting your question… Read more »

Ask The Produce Expert: Grapes from California

Today’s Expert: The California Table Grape Commission Welcome to the 17th edition of our featured series, titled “Ask the Produce Expert.”  In this series, we feature an expert in the agriculture world and ask them industry-related questions.  If you have a question that you want answered by an industry expert – it’s as easy as tweeting… Read more »

Ask the Produce Expert: Cotton Candy Grapes

Today’s Expert: Jim Beagle, CEO & Partner of Grapery, Inc. Welcome to the 16th edition of our featured series, titled “Ask the Produce Expert.”  In this series, we feature an expert in the agriculture world and ask them industry-related questions.  If you have a question that you want answered by an industry expert – it’s as… Read more »

Ask The Produce Expert: California Ag in the Classroom Teacher of the Year

Today’s Expert: Julie Cates, Linwood Elementary (Visalia Unified School District) Welcome to the 15th edition of our featured series, titled “Ask the Produce Expert.”  In this series, we feature an expert in the agriculture world and ask them industry-related questions.  If you have a question that you want answered by an industry expert – it’s… Read more »

Ask the Produce Expert: Kid-Friendly Packaging & Marketing

Ask the Produce Expert: Kid-Friendly Marketing

If you are a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, teacher… then you know how difficult it can be to get children to choose fresh produce over sugary, highly-processed foods. Sage Fruit is using innovative packaging

Ask the Produce Expert: Sustainable Farming

josies organics vegetables

Today’s Expert: Josie’s Organics Welcome to the 12th edition of our featured series, titled “Ask the Produce Expert.”  In this series, we feature one of our partner growers, suppliers or commodity boards, and ask them farming industry-related questions that will help us, as consumers, become more educated on the food that we purchase and eat on… Read more »

Ask the Produce Expert: The Art of Growing Strawberries

strawberries in hand

Today’s Expert: Naturipe Farms Welcome to the 11th edition of our featured series, titled “Ask the Produce Expert.”  In this series, we feature one of our partner growers, suppliers or commodity boards, and ask them farming industry-related questions that will help us, as consumers, become more educated on the food that we purchase and eat on… Read more »

Ask the Produce Expert: Sweetie Sweet Onions

Sweetie Sweet Onions

David Peri, President & CEO of Peri & Sons Farms joins us to talk about Sweetie Sweet onions! Learn about sweet onion farming, as David answers several frequently asked questions about the onion business. 10th edition of our Ask the Produce Expert series.

Ask the Produce Expert: Why Blueberries are Perfect for Kids

blueberry on the vine

Interview with Joe Leduc of Leduc Farms, a blueberry grower for North Bay Produce. Learn about blueberry nutrition, health benefits, favorite family recipes & storage tips. What gives blueberries their blue color? What do I look for when selecting blueberries in the grocery store? Find answers here!