Friends of Farmers™ Local Produce Program
Foster-Caviness believes that a strong local growing community means a higher quality product to our various market partners. That was the idea behind our Friends of Farmers™ program - to establish relationships between our local produce Farmers and the finest Chefs in the area by providing our expertise in vendor screening, food safety, and logistics. The end result is a supply of fresh, seasonal produce that not only helps our customers deliver deliciously fresh food, but also helps our community at large grow into a more prosperous, agricultural region.
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Featured Farmer - Deal Apple Orchards - Taylorsville, NC
To find out how to order some of these delicious produce, call Foster-Caviness at 1-800-289-8344, or contact us by email here.
Pro*Act Provides Guidance to Ensure Safe Practices for Locally Grown Produce
Demand by foodservice operator for local produce is growing fast, but so are questions about how to ensure its safety. To that end, Pro*Act, America’s leading distributor of fresh produce to the foodservice industry, has published tow new guidance documents to increase understanding and use of proper food-safety standards and procedures in the burgeoning business.
To read more about this click on the PDF below.
The Produce Lady
The Produce Lady program teaches farmers and consumers the wonders of locally grown fruits and vegetables. The program shares information on how to select, store, prepare and preserve fresh produce and other farm products as tasty meals and snacks.
The Produce Lady program works with and supports numerous organizations and efforts that share our common goal of teaching the citizens of North Carolina about the availability of fresh, local foods and the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables.