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Sakata Appointed to CWCB, Steps Down as CFVGA President

For Immediate Release:  March 29, 2021 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org       Robert Sakata Appointed to Colorado Water Conservation Board, Steps Down as CFVGA President   Robert Sakata, Sakata Farms, Brighton, has been appointed to the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) and was officially sworn in March 10.  The Board is …

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2021 Weather and Water Outlook to Close CFVGA 7th Annual Conference

For Immediate Release:  Feb. 9, 2021 Contact:             Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@sakatafarms.com Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org   2021 Weather and Water Outlook to Close CFVGA 7th Annual Conference Registration just $25 for members, $35 for non-members   Three weather and water experts will provide participants with the latest information and monitoring tools during …

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Wendy White Named 2020 CFVGA Member of the Year

For Immediate Release:  Feb. 1, 2021 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org   Former Colorado Proud Program Manager Wendy White Named 2020 CFVGA Member of the Year Wendy White, who worked for the Colorado Department of Agriculture for more than 20 years promoting local food and agricultural products through the award-winning Colorado Proud program, …

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Kimbal Musk, Kate Greenberg to Keynote CFVGA 7th Annual Conference

For Immediate Release:  Jan. 14, 2021 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org   Kimbal Musk, Kate Greenberg to Keynote CFVGA 7th Annual Conference Registration begins at $20 for members registering early. Kimbal Musk, chef, restauranteur, philanthropist and “real food” entrepreneur will open the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association’s (CFVGA) 7th Annual Conference the …

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CFVGA Seventh Annual Conference Feb. 17-18, 2021

­For Immediate Release:  Nov. 30, 2020 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org   The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will hold its seventh annual conference Feb. 17-18, 2021, using a virtual format. Registration for the event is just $20 for members registering early.   “With a very reasonable registration rate and no …

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Colorado Peach Growers Urge Consumers to Enjoy Colorado Peaches, Current Recall for Out-of-State Peaches ONLY

For Immediate Release:  Aug 26, 2020 Contact:                       Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org   Colorado peach growers now in the middle of peach harvest are concerned that the recall of out-of-state peaches could impact peach sales and are urging Colorado consumers to check the source of their peaches and to continue enjoying Colorado …

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Produce Growers Talk Policy, Production with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner

For Immediate Release:  Aug.11, 2020 Contacts:             Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com                               Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org Northern Colorado produce growers had a chance to talk about the impact of Covid-19 on their operations with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardener last Saturday afternoon. The visit was hosted by Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers …

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Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Continues to Monitor Salmonella Outbreak in Neighboring States, Will Keep Members Aware and Public Aware of New Developments   

For Immediate Release: July 31,  2020 Contacts:           Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org         The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is monitoring the salmonella outbreak potentially associated with raw red onions, which the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has identified in 23 states outside of …

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