Macka B Hits Some Smooth(ie) Beats

Healthy-eating rapper Macka B is at it again. This time, he’s talking up smoothies. “WHA ME EAT WEDNESDAY ‘WHA ME DRINK’ LYRICS: Welcome to Wha Me Eat Wednesdays give thanks for the link You already know what I eat what about what I drink If you can’t eat the greens and you’ve got to get […]

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Vegetables Are Becoming The Focus In Take Out

Today’s story highlight comes from QSR Magazine (Quick Service Restaurants), all about healthy eating taking that part of the food market by storm. From the article: “Plant-based foods are increasingly becoming the star of the plate at fast-casual brands, as consumers consider the health and environmental benefits of eating less meat. Consumers under the age […]

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This Rapper Spins Rhyme About Health Foods

Have you heard of Macka B? He’s a rapper who wants you to eat right and get healthy, and he spins some pretty amazing rhymes about health foods. So we’ve decided to start sharing his fun videos with you! Check this out: WHA ME EAT WEDNESDAYS ‘KALE’ Encouraging people to try Vegan food

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UK Supermarkets Rationing Lettuce – Report

Today’s story highlight shows one of the major issues the agriculture industry is still struggling to solve – year-round food security. — Bad weather in Spain has taken a toll on the iceberg lettuce crop, leading UK supermarkets including Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco to limit customers to three heads each. Overall EU vegetable production is […]

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Slate Uncovers Exactly What “Triple-Washed” Means

We’ve got a great story highlight today, from Slate, all about the “Triple-Washed” claim you’ve probably noticed on your Ready-to-Eat bagged salads. It’s a look at food safety you may have always wondered about, but never knew! From the article: “For years, the “triple-washed” label on bags and cartons of salad greens has confounded me. Why […]

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Door to Door Organics Sales Hit $43 Million

Today’s story highlight is on Relay Foods and its new parent company, Door to Door Organics. The report itself focuses on the changes to Relay Foods, but of particular interest to us were the points about Door to Door Organics success to date. “Relay Foods, an online-only grocery delivery service operating in a handful of Mid-Atlantic […]

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Post Rundown – December 2016

Missed what we’ve been sharing on our social feeds? We’ve got you covered with interesting news, commentary and more! SmartBrief on the Symbolic Power of Organic If you see “Organic” or “Natural” on a label, do you consider the implications? In the food industry, what you think is an important discussion. It effects investment and the […]

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Controlled Agriculture Environment Industry Updates – September 2016

Fresh off the digital press, here are some interesting updates from the world of the Controlled Agriculture Environment industry, from our September 2016 newsletter! Globe and Mail reviews the Controlled Agriculture Environment in Canada – New Techniques Have Small, Urban Facilities Replacing Acres of Farmland An exciting entry into the Controlled Agriculture industry! Elon Musk’s […]

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Local Grown Salads is Live!

It’s been a long time in development, but we are happy to announce that our pre-launch site is officially live. This version of our site is primarily here to provide you with a look at what we’re working on, and provide you with information about our Oxyfertigation technology. As we build our partner program, prepare […]

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