Muskmelons, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash, eggplant, watermelons, and okra are vegetable crops that have shown significant increases in earliness, yield, and fruit quality when grown on plastic mulch. Some less valuable crops such as sweet corn, snap beans, southern peas, and pumpkins have shown similar responses.
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Our vegetables are a 12-month program delivering supplies of a wide variety. We also offer contract pricing, custom packing, branding, consolidation and logistics. L&M’s Nogales, Arizona office operates year-round with vegetables, melons, grapes, and tomatoes from top Mexican growers.
Idaho is a big part of our program; but we also have red potatoes from the east coast, russets from Colorado and Washington, and onions from all regions.
Farm locations include: Florida, Washington, North Carolina, Colorado, Georgia, California, New York, and Mexico.
Customers all around the globe know Farm Fresh Produce as a family company, working with owner Steven Ceccarelli to provide their markets with the finest sweet potatoes, peppers, multi-variety squash, green onions, cucumbers, apples, grapefruit, tomatoes, broccoli, cherries, blueberries and grapes.
Steven has also worked as a sales agent for other farms, and has had experience in brokering the import and export of vegetables from the United States, Chile, Holland, Spain, South Africa and as far east as China.
Triple J Produce, Inc. is located in Sims, NC. We are a family owned business operated by Mike, Jay, and Joey Hocutt. Our family has been involved in farming for three generations. We raise a diversified line of crops and take great pride in producing quality fresh produce. Our largest crop are Sweet Potatoes, we grow 1,400 acres of conventional and 250 acres of Organic. In all we Farm over 5,000 acres, with 1,000 certified organic by 2017, including Tobacco, Wheat, and Soy Beans, along with our other produce.
Nature's Circle Farm now grows potatoes, turnip, rutabaga, carrots, beets, cabbage, parsnips, squash and grain, all USDA certified organic.
Nature's Circle Farm also grows double-certified Maine organic seed potato (16 varieties). We are proud to have a wonderful crew of employees who work very hard to maintain operations and provide consistent high-quality Maine organic produce. We are very pleased to be able to serve the Eastern Seaboard with our organic products.
According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) August 28 Vegetables report, the 2014 contract production of the four major processing vegetables (tomatoes, sweet corn, snap beans, and green peas) is projected to total 18.2 million short tons, up 14 percent from last year.