Year: 2016

Produce Trends Expert to Keynote Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association 3rd Annual Conference

For Immediate Release:  Dec. 2, 2016 Contacts:           Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Bay Drake 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org                  Produce Trends Expert to Keynote   Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association 3rd Annual Conference Feb. 21, 2017, Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers …

Produce Trends Expert to Keynote Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association 3rd Annual Conference Read More »

CFVGA President Robert Sakata Recognized by The Packer

For Immediate Release: Oct. 21, 2016 Contacts:           Robert Sakata, CFVGA president  303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Bay Drake, CFVGA executive director  303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org CFVGA President Robert Sakata Recognized by The Packer Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) President Robert Sakata, Sakata Family Farms, Brighton, was one of 25 individuals nationally recognized by The …

CFVGA President Robert Sakata Recognized by The Packer Read More »

Colorado Produce Growers Represented at International Event

For Immediate Release: Oct. 20, 2016 Contacts:           Robert Sakata, CFVGA president  303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Bay Drake, CFVGA executive director  303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org Colorado Produce Growers Represented at International Event Representatives from the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) have returned from the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit, held Oct. 14-16, in Orlando, …

Colorado Produce Growers Represented at International Event Read More »

Increased Produce Consumption a Big Part of What this Doctor Orders

Feature story for immediate release:  Sept. 30, 2016 Contact: Marilyn Bay Drake  admin@coloradoproduce.org or 303-594-3827 Increased Produce Consumption a Big Part of What this Doctor Orders By Marilyn Bay Drake, Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association With so many Colorado-grown fresh fruits and vegetables available in grocery stores, at farmers markets or direct from the …

Increased Produce Consumption a Big Part of What this Doctor Orders Read More »

Encouraging Kids to Eat More Produce – Tips from a Professional

Feature story for immediate release:  Sept. 28, 2016 Contact: Marilyn Bay Drake  admin@coloradoproduce.org or 303-594-3827 Encouraging Kids to Eat More Produce—Tips from a Professional By Marilyn Bay Drake, Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Gone are the days when the school lunch lady plopped a pile of “chef’s surprise” on the plate of students with …

Encouraging Kids to Eat More Produce – Tips from a Professional Read More »

Celebrate Potato Harvest with Colorado Smoked Potato Enchiladas

For Immediate Release:  Sept. 6, 2016 Contact:  Marilyn Wentz 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org      Celebrate Potato Harvest with Colorado Smoked Potato Enchiladas The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is pleased to present another series of produce-focused recipes created by Chef Jason Morse, 5280 Culinary. Chef Morse presents a how to video and written …

Celebrate Potato Harvest with Colorado Smoked Potato Enchiladas Read More »

Produce Growers Ask for Legislator’s Help at Ag Roundtable

For Immediate Release: Aug. 24, 2016 Contacts:             Robert Sakata, CFVGA president  303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com   Marilyn Bay Wentz, CFVGA executive director  303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org                  Colorado Produce growers had the opportunity this morning to look across the table and speak to Colorado’s U.S. senatorial and congressional delegation …

Produce Growers Ask for Legislator’s Help at Ag Roundtable Read More »

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association to Co-Host Legislative Roundtable

For Immediate Release: Aug. 19, 2016 Contacts:           Robert Sakata, CFVGA president  303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Bay Wentz, CFVGA executive director  303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org                   Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association to Co-Host Legislative Roundtable Aug. 24, Sakata Farms, Brighton, Colo. The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will co-host with U.S. Rep. …

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association to Co-Host Legislative Roundtable Read More »

Growers Donate Produce to Third Annual Certified Master Chefs Benefit

For Immediate Release:  Aug. 5, 2016 Contact:  CFVGA:  Marilyn Wentz 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org Growers Donate Produce to Third Annual Certified Master Chefs Benefit Eight Colorado farms and orchards will donate fresh produce for the Third Annual Certified Master Chefs Benefit, a fundraising event to be held Aug. 12 in the gardens of the Governor’s Residence …

Growers Donate Produce to Third Annual Certified Master Chefs Benefit Read More »

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Joins Colorado Proud Celebration, Urges Consumers to Buy Local

For Immediate Release: Aug. 4, 2016 Contacts:           Marilyn Wentz 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org                   Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Joins Colorado Proud Celebration, Urges Consumers to Buy Local The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) is pleased to join the celebration of August as Colorado Proud month and is calling on Coloradoans to …

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Joins Colorado Proud Celebration, Urges Consumers to Buy Local Read More »

Scroll to Top