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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 …

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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 …

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Crop Calendar Helps Consumers Know When & Where to Buy Colorado Produce

For Immediate Release:  July 6, 2016 Contact:  Marilyn Wentz 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org           Crop Calendar Helps Consumers Know When & Where to Buy Colorado Produce Does Colorado grow kiwifruit? Apples? Broccoli? Potatoes? Are you planning to make peach cobbler in May but frustrated that Colorado peaches are nowhere to be found? Have …

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Colorado Grower Addresses Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium

For Immediate Release:  July 1, 2016   Contacts:                Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Wentz 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org                   Colorado Grower Addresses Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium SEATTLE, WASH.–Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) President Robert Sakata, Sakata Family Farms, Brighton, Colo., participated in a …

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CFVGA Food Safety Committee to Host Series of Grower Educational Programs

For Immediate Release:                June 21, 2016   Contacts:                                             Martha Sullins  970-491-3330 or martha.sullins@colostate.edu Marilyn Wentz 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org                     CFVGA Food Safety Committee to Host Series of Grower Educational Programs First “Mock Audit” Scheduled July 12, Milberger Farms, Pueblo, Colo. STRASBURG, COLO.—The Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) invites Colorado …

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Fiber is Your Friend

Feature story for immediate release:  May 25, 2016 Contact: Marilyn Bay Wentz  admin@coloradoproduce.org or 303-594-3827   Fiber is Your Friend By Marilyn Bay Wentz, Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Medical and nutritional research continues to provide a host of reasons to increase dietary fiber in our diets. Fiber consumption appears to significantly lower risks …

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CFVGA President Robert Sakata, Brighton, Colo., Addresses Federal Issues of Concern to Colorado Produce Growers

For Immediate Release: May 12, 2016 Contacts:             Robert Sakata 303-947-3097 or rtsakata@aol.com Marilyn Wentz 303-594-3827 or admin@coloradoproduce.org              CFVGA President Robert Sakata, Brighton, Colo.,  Addresses Federal Issues of Concern to Colorado Produce Growers WASHINGTON, D.C.–Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) President Robert Sakata is today winding up a …

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