Stories tagged: produce
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 2:08 P.M.
New Kirkland private equity firm acquires Yakima produce services company
Graphic Label Inc., a Yakima company that has provided labeling, traceability and other services to fruit growers in the Pacific Northwest and California for more than two decades, has been …
FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2015, 4:43 P.M.
New produce safety rules aim to prevent illness outbreaks
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration wants you to eat your fruits and vegetables. They also want the produce to be safe. Long-awaited rules announced Friday by the Food and Drug …
MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013
The Rock Doc: Seeds of change start creation of new apple
Today there are lots of options in the grocery stores when it comes to apples, from traditional varieties such as Jonathan and McIntosh to newer types such as Honeycrisp and …
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
After beating cancer, Rusty Keele is back with Rusty’s Produce
A woman approached Rusty Keele, the owner of Rusty’s Produce, as he stood under his tent in Spokane Valley on Monday. “I’m so glad you’re back,” she said. It’s a …
THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012
Second Harvest needs funds to get farm food to table
Second Harvest has the chance to reap an abundance of fresh produce donated by regional farmers but needs more money to deliver the food to those in need. The organization …
THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012
Valley Produce fresh take on country store
Once again Valley residents have an in-town country store. Valley farmer Chuck Utecht opened Valley Produce and Supply in May and has stocked the little red farm building at 32nd …
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
Conveyor belt speeds sorting at food bank
The more than 2,500 volunteers who sort and box food donations at Second Harvest Food Bank can look forward to a lot less back strain. Last week, Second Harvest showed …
THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010
Farmers market site will be south of I-90
The downtown Spokane farmers market is moving off the pavement to an open field a few blocks away. The Spokane Farmers’ Market Association announced last month that it will relocate …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010, 5:22 P.M.
Downtown Spokane farmers market moving
The downtown farmers market is moving off the pavement to an open field a few blocks away.
THURSDAY, DEC. 25, 2008
What happens to unsold products?
NEW YORK – Retailers are expected to have one of the worst holiday seasons in years as consumers cope with job uncertainty and the nerve-racking stock market, which lost $10 …