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Demand exceeds supply for broccoli and cauliflower this week.  Elevated demand from food service business on limited summer acreage in Central California is leading to elevated market pricing and extreme shortages, especially on broccoli florettes.

Two months of abundant supply and severely depressed markets have, as we predicted in early September, shifted to production shortages, quality concerns, and higher prices.

Thanks to improved growing techniques by our farmers, we expect to have local tomatoes into December this year.

Squash seemed to be in a glut for the past few weeks with more supply available than could be sold.

California Citrus growers have finished their valencia crop, and we’re still about 2-3 weeks away from harvesting Navel oranges.

Asparagus markets are way down this week, with heavier supplies coming from Mexican and Peruvian growers.

We have all kinds of fall decorations!  Choose from gourds, pumpkins of all sizes, and indian corn.

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Fundraising with Ford's Produce

Does your club or school have lots of great ideas for the upcoming year, but no way to pay for them?

Let us show you how to make money for your group so you Fords Produce Apples and Orangescan finance all of those great plans.

Ford's Produce has been helping groups like yours raise funds for years to make their year a success. Selling fresh fruit can be fun and very profitable for your group. It's easy and risk free. We supply all of the support, know-how and fruit that you need. All your group has to do is supply the salesmen (your members).

Based on sales of Florida citrus and Washington State apples, our fruit sales program gives you: guaranteed cost (prices are given in October and are good thru December) and no waste (you only order what has been pre-sold). It's a guaranteed winner!

Call us at Ford's Produce 1-800-821-3673 so we can tell you about making the kind of money your group needs to insure that all your plans come true!

We look forward to serving you!