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Greener Fields Together Gets Sustainable Results

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Greener Fields Together Gets Sustainable Results

November 18th, 2013 by grimmway

Greener Fields Together, a Monterey, Calif.-based foodservice sustainability initiative created by Pro*Act, has a series of produce company case studies on the program. D’Arrigo Bros. Co., Mission Produce, Grimmway Farms and Rainier Fruit Co. have reduced emissions, and improved irrigation and recycling methods programs, according to a news release.

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MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — More of the fresh produce headed to restaurant kitchens and grocery stores nationwide is now verifiably “greener” and more sustainably raised. This accomplishment is thanks to Greener Fields Together, the sustainability and local produce initiative created by the PRO*ACT produce supply-chain management company, which works with partner farms …

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LAMONT, Calif. – Nearly 700 Grimmway Farms employees helped pick up trash around the city of Lamont, Saturday morning. Grimmway farms teamed up with the county’s Keep Kern Clean program to help clean streets and alleys for 3 hours. “Lamont is the home of Grimmway Farms and as you drive through Lamont there’s a need for …

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Shocking news of the day: Baby carrots aren’t actually baby-sized carrots. They are cut into the cute two-inch carrots by a machine. According to 100 days of real food, the waste from this process (at least that created by CalOrganic varieties) is used as shredded carrots or as “mash” that goes into cattle feed. There …

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Can you really use the power of social media to lose weight? Yes, says nutrition expert Mitzi Dulan, when you also have the dietary keys to weight loss. In an exclusive interview with me, Mitzi explained how her new book provides dieters with the tools that they need to take off pounds. The book: “The …

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