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The Produce Moms Podcast

Jan 27, 2021

“Food is culture! It doesn’t matter what socio-economic status, what type of food access you have, every single person is united by food.”

Lori Taylor (16:29-16:41)


Imagine waking up each morning in early 1900s New York City, driving your horse and wagon to the local farm, filling it with fruits and vegetables,...

Jan 20, 2021

“It’s really profound to think potatoes are everywhere. The boys in my family say, ‘it’s the perfect vegetable mom!’

It’s all my boys want to eat.”


Lori Taylor (2:48-3:00)


Wada Farms was established in 1943 by Frank Wada, an immigrant from Japan who migrated to the United States in 1922. Frank started...

Jan 13, 2021

“The fact that the peak MandaRosa season is right around Valentine’s Day and we have it the whole month of February really makes it a great item for marketing in the produce department.”


Kim Flores (7:37-7:50)


Have you ever heard of a MandaRosa? This captivating, beautiful, red-flesh mandarin was partially...

Jan 6, 2021

“The sustainable side is here to stay.”

Jeff Watkin (23:18-23:19)


You might immediately think packaging for produce is a bad thing, but companies like Sev-Rend are manufacturing tags, labels and bags for produce that are environmentally sustainable and biodegradable. 


Jeff Watkin has been the Director of...

Jan 1, 2021

“If you employ a mom, we need your flexibility and understanding right now.”

Lori Taylor (13:15-13:20)


2020 was an incredible year for us all filled with challenge, pain, community and change that no one could have expected. If anyone had it difficult, it was moms like you, struggling to maintain your work hours or...