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Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Thanks to the initiative shown by Wholesum Harvest Farms and Organically Grown Company, with major support from Heath & Lejeune and Veritable Vegetable, 39 pallets of organic fruit, vegetables and food products were consolidated in Los Angeles for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. F&A Freight, out of Nogales, donated their trucking services and shipped the food […] Read Post »


A foray into food distribution

Reposted from Kitchen Table Advisors The (secret) journey of a head of lettuce You’re seated at your favorite neighborhood restaurant, getting ready to dig into a crisp summer salad. You can just picture how, earlier that day, a grinning, overall-clad farmer—let’s call her Maria—picked that perfectly curly head of lettuce, placed it gently in a […] Read Post »


In Their Words: Veritable’s Bu Nygrens and Karen Salinger

Reposted from the Organic Produce Network on June 29, 2017 Beginning in the early 1970’s, Veritable Vegetables (VV) became part of a movement that sought to bring low-cost, nutritious food to neighborhood co-ops and community storefronts. These collectives, called The People’s Food System, extended throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area, and provided a large-scale […] Read Post »


CCOF Honors National Co+op Grocers with its First “Organic Champion” Award

Reposted from the National Co-op Grocer website.  California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), a nonprofit organization that provides organic certification, education, advocacy and promotion, last week honored National Co+op Grocers (NCG) with its first CCOF Foundation Organic Champion Award. NCG is the business services co-op for 148 retail food co-ops nationwide. CCOF presented the award at […] Read Post »