2022

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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CFVGA 8th Annual Conference Feb. 28-March1 to be Offered Live & Virtually

­For Immediate Release:  Jan. 7, 2022 Contact:             Marilyn Bay Drake   303-594-3827  admin@coloradoproduce.org   The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will hold its eighth annual conference Feb. 28-March 1, both in-person at the Denver Renaissance Central Park Hotel and online. “While we are glad to be meeting in person this year, we were

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