Ford's Produce Supply Update

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We’ve seeing good production for local tomatoes, and quality has been beautiful on the increasing volumes.

Local NC farmers have been harvesting good numbers on squash and zucchini and are now picking cucumbers, peppers, and white and bi-color corn.

Domestic asparagus is finishing up for the season, with Michigan and Washington State reaching the end of their harvests.

Stonefruit season is upon us!  We have plums, peaches, pluots, cherries, apricots and nectarines!

Mexico’s grape season has begun, but supplies are way down compared to past years.

Even though local strawberries are winding down for the year, markets are down with California hitting peak production.

The heat wave forecast from last week is expected to peak but won’t be quite as hot as originally expected.

Domestic growers are harvesting good numbers of cantaloupes and honeydews now, and we’re even seeing some Athena variety melons starting up with light

Q:  What type of lettuce did they serve on the Titanic?

What’s New at Ford’s Produce?
We are super excited to tell you about new project that we’re working on. We’re finishing up construction on our own organic greenhouse facility. We’ll be planting within the month and harvesting many local herbs, lettuces and specialty vegetables ourselves to serve you with this summer and in the future.

 It’s going to be organic, local, and the most sustainable farmingmethod available. More information to come, as we get further along.

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Warehouse Operations

 

State Farmer's Market
in Raleigh, NC
located in the Wholesale Building 2.

Ten Refrigerated Storage Rooms with Controlled Humidity.

Total Square Feet: 18,900

Refrigerated Space in Total Cubic Feet: 259,652

Fords Produce Refrigerated Storage Rooms with Controlled Humidity

100% 3rd Party Audit:
by PrimusLabs

Steritech Superior
Rating
for Warehouse
operations. This is the best!

Forced Air Banana
Ripening Rooms

Fords Produce Company Quality Assurance Manager on duty checking your order.

Quality Assurance Manager on duty checking your order.

Computerized Energy Management System

Fords Produce Company Quality Assurance Manager on duty checking your order.
   
We look forward to serving you!