The urban farming pioneers are teaming up with their community partners in New York City and Chicago to bring fresh, locally grown salad greens to those facing food insecurity while also encouraging consumers to fight waste at home.
Deppe, Owner of Spring Meadow Nursery and a 47-year veteran of the horticulture industry, was presented with the Jackson Dawson Memorial Award during the Massachusetts Horticultural Society Honorary Medals Dinner in October.
Greenhouse Grower Editor Laura Drotleff asks, if we devalue our own time, hard work, and the products we grow by accepting prices that don’t even cover our costs, then how can we expect our end consumers to understand our value proposition?
The University of Florida’s Charlie Guy has been preparing participants in the Wilmot Gardens Autism Spectrum Disorder Job Skills Training Program for the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association’s Certified Horticulture Professional designation exam.
Five U.S. states are voting on pro-cannabis legislation during the upcoming election season, while two efforts in the Senate would open a whole other set of problems for an industry eager to emerge from the shadows of federal prohibition.