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The Produce Moms Podcast

Nov 27, 2019

“We want to make sure that when consumers pick up an Applewood Fresh apple, they're getting the best eating experience for their money.”

Nick Mascari (16:04-16:13)

Farmers want to farm. They don't always want to get involved in the marketing and sale of their products. 

Applewood Fresh works with family farmers to...

Nov 20, 2019

“Without exception, I’ve never talked about Brighter Bites and not had someone say, ‘That's amazing. I want to support that. I want to be a part of that.’”

Rich Dachman (22:09-22:23)

Rich Dachman is the former vice-president of produce for Sysco and was an executive at Sysco for almost three decades. He is now...

Nov 13, 2019

“Sunbelt is really focused on three things: food, people, and relationships. When we hire people, we want to make sure that people fit that culture.”

Stacy Ward (14:13-14:21)

Stacy Ward is on the executive board of Coastal Sunbelt Produce. With decades of experience under her belt, Stacy is a super-focused and...

Nov 6, 2019

“When you marry aquaculture and hydroponics, you get aquaponics.”

Kurt Wagaman (5:04 - 5:09)

Kurt Wagaman is the GM at Superior Fresh, an industry-leading aquaponics facility specializing in leafy greens, Atlantic salmon, and Steelheads. Their facility is situated on a 720-acre native restoration property nestled in...