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Potato Grower, Former CFVGA President Roger Mix, Mix Farms, Honored as 2023 CFVGA Member of the Year

For Immediate Release: March 25, 2024 Contact: Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 admin@coloradoproduce.org   The 2023-24 Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) President Roger Mix was recognized as CFVGA’s 2023 Robert Sakata Member of the Year, during the CFVGA 10th Annual Conference, Feb. 28 in Westminster. Mix and his wife Rosalie operate Mix Farms in […]

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Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Primed for Second Decade of Service to Colorado Produce Sector

For Immediate Release: March 19, 2024 Contact: Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 admin@coloradoproduce.org   Coming off its tenth annual conference Feb. 27-28, CFVGA leadership says it is well poised to unify fruit and vegetable growers statewide to advocate for solutions impacting the sector and to promote to Coloradans the importance of being able to buy fresh,

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 CFVGA to Host Automated Weeding Demonstrations, June 16, Rocky Ford, Colo.

For Immediate Release:  April 26, 2023 Contact:             Adrian Card   970-491-6968  Adrian.Card@ColoState.EDU  The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is pleased to announce it will host a half day of automatic weeding demonstrations, June 16, at the Colorado State University Arkansas Valley Research Station, Rocky Ford, Colo. Participating in the demonstrations will be Colorado’s

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CFVGA Members Elect Four Board Members, Roger Mix, Center, New President

For Immediate Release:  Feb. 27, 2023 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org Members of the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) attending the 9th Annual Conference, Feb. 21-22, elected or re-elected four Board directors. David Harold, Tuxedo Corn, Olathe, was re-elected to a two-year term. Newly-elected Board members, each elected to a three-year

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Bruce Talbott, Talbott’s Mountain Gold, Honored as 2022 CFVGA Member of the Year

For Immediate Release:  Feb. 27, 2023 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org Bruce Talbott, Talbott’s Mountain Gold, Palisade, was recognized as the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association’s (CFVGA) 2022 Robert Sakata Member of the Year, during the CFVGA 9th Annual Conference, Feb. 22 in Westminster. He was first elected to the CFVGA Board

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Produce Growers Urge Congress to Pass Affordable and Secure Food Act

For Immediate Release:  Dec. 16, 2022 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org  The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) applauds Sen. Michael Bennet for yesterday’s introduction of the Affordable and Secure Food Act, which will provide needed reform to the federal H-2A guest worker program by protecting the current workforce, capping the Adverse

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Save the Date for CFVGA’s 9th Annual Conference Feb. 21-22, 2023 New Venue, New Format

For Immediate Release: Nov. 3, 2022 Contact: Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 admin@coloradoproduce.org The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is asking anyone with a stake in the Colorado produce industry to save Feb. 21-22, 2023 to attend CFVGA’s 9th Annual Conference. Conference goers include farmers, allied industries, researchers, university personnel, CSU Extension employees and

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NOW Is Peak Season for Colorado Fruits and Vegetables CFVGA Urges Public to Use “Find Colorado Produce” Tool

For Immediate Release:  Aug. 5, 2022       Contact: Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org     From Palisade Peaches to Olathe Sweet Corn and from Pueblo Chiles and Rocky Ford Melons to all the delicious and nutritious non-branded Colorado fruits and vegetables, Coloradans are urged to seek out and buy local during Colorado’s peak produce season. “NOW

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Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Seeks Social Media Influencers for Farm-to-Table Tour

For Immediate Release:  June 9, 2022 Contact: Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org     The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is inviting local food and social media enthusiasts to apply to join its Farm-to-Table Influencer Tour July 9. The tour will begin at City Park Farmers Market at 8:30 am with a look

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Colorado Onion Association Disbands, CFVGA to Carry on Onion Research

­For Immediate Release:  Feb. 1, 2022 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org    Robert Sakata  RTsakata@sakatafarms.com The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the leadership of the Colorado Onion Association (COA) to establish an onion committee and oversee COA funds raised for onion research. After serving

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