Delaware North, a global food service and hospitality company, has partnered with PRO*ACT’s seed-to-fork sustainability program, Greener Fields Together (GFT), to launch a new hospitality program at Delaware North locations across the US and Canada. This program launched on April 1st, 2018 with the intent to increase Delaware North’s procurement of local and sustainable... Read More
We recently sat down to talk with Jordan Richardson, our Western Sustainability Coordinator and farming extraordinaire. Below she dishes everything from her top bucket list items to what drives her to do what she does. What is the number one item on your bucket list? Climbing all 53 14ers in Colorado and summiting each with another female What is your favorite Greener... Read More
“Composting is a giant step toward recycling wastes, conserving precious energy reserves, and regaining control of our food supplies.” -The Rodale Book of Composting Composting is the biological reduction of organic waste (anything that has been alive) to humus, which is the organic component of soil. A more familiar definition of composting requires human participation:... Read More
J&C Tropicals, a farm in Homestead Florida, is the recipient of a Cultivating Change local farm grant from Greener Fields Together. J&C Tropicals requested a grant to finish their seed bank project. Their goal is to continue to increase their footprint in Florida, test and improve their crop varieties, and experiment with new product lines to bring to market.
We toured Grimmway Farms' amazing Bakersfield, CA headquarters and heard from CEO Jeff Huckaby about the strides they are making to care for their fields, including water programs, and avoiding the use of harmful pesticides through beneficial insect programs. Grimmway Farms has a well-earned reputation for careful stewardship of their resources, and we were pleased to see and... Read More