Ford's Produce Supply Update

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We all had an eventful week last week, with the CDC’s advisory on romaine lettuce out of Yuma, AZ and the recall on 200,000,000 eggs on the east coast.  These two back-to-back events created a lot of concern and conversation.  Here’s how we dealt with it.  We quickly implemented our recall policy and contacted and recovered all unused fresh-cut romaine from our customers.  Next we...

Tomatoes are still in an oversupply situation, and prices just don’t get any lower than this.

Freight rates for cross country trucks continue to climb, with new regulations on the trucking industry costing them many thousands of dollars per month, and severely limiting the amount of hours a driver can work per month.

The California Navel Orange is one of the most delicious of all fruit when it’s at peak season. 

What’s Local Now? We currently have local strawberries, Swiss Chard, Asparagus, and Sweet Potatoes.  Lots of other items coming soon!

We’re starting to see some traditional spring time items, like English Peas, Ramps, and Morels.

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Vegetable Availability Guide

Peak Season Available Not Available
 
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Artichokes
Asparagus
Baby Carrots
Baby Corn
Baby Eggplant
Baby Lettuce
Baby Squash
Beans, Snap
Beets
Boston / Bibb
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Corn
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Endive/Escarole
Garlic
Ginger
Horseradish Root
Kale
Leeks
Lettuce, Iceburg
Lettuce, Leaf
Onions, Dry
Onions, Green
Peas, Green
Peppers, Sweet
Potatoes
Potatoes, Sweet
Radishes
Romaine
Spinach
Sprouts
Squash, Summer
Squash, Winter

 

We look forward to serving you.