When the Impossible Burger stole the show at the CES Tech fest earlier this year we noted that meat alternatives have officially arrived. The fact that CES has never before showcased a food product and the Impossible Burger’s victories in categories like “Emerging Tech” and “Most Impactful Product” are clear signs that consumers see meat … Continue reading Holistic Management for Beef: A Climate Change Solution
Water is life. In every language and culture, the longest-tenured agrarians retell some version of this simple truth. Though it seems impossible to forget, for those who do not regularly work their own land or are distanced from the ecological connections that yield the food on their table, it can be easy to take for … Continue reading Agroecological Adaptations Provide Resilience During Colombia’s El Niño Droughts
Just as the key produce players from around the world gather in Berlin for Fruit Logistica, Panama Golden Pineapple will be harvesting the first fruits of 2019. 51 hectares were planted in December, and “late this week we start harvesting what we planted in 2018,” says Paul Vergara, COO of Panama Golden Pineapple. Panama Golden … Continue reading Panama Golden Pineapple Ready for Fruit Logistica
Building a business doesn’t happen by accident. FRUIT LOGISTICA, an annual gathering of over 3,200 fresh produce industry exhibitors and 78,000 trade visitors from 130 countries is built around this understanding. The event, which takes place February 6-8, covers every aspect of the industry: production, packaging, sales, logistics, innovations, products, and services. FRUIT LOGISTICA Sets … Continue reading FRUIT LOGISTICA Sets the 2019 Produce Agenda
People often ask me: “What the hell are you doing in Colombia?” Isn’t that place dangerous? Colombia is like any other country. If you show up in the wrong place looking for trouble, I’m sure you can find it. I have been living here now full time for the last 8 months and I have … Continue reading It’s Colombia not Columbia
It was a busy 3 months on the farm. Cattle buying has continued it’s projected monthly increase of 400 head. Despite the dry conditions throughout the winter in Monteria, cattle weight gains came in better than expected. Purchases from Februaries auction showed an average of 80 kilo’s of weight gain in just 2.5 months, which … Continue reading Cattle and Agroforestry – Ganaderia Pietrasanta Q1 is now officially in the books!