Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) have become a hot topic in recent years as more media and anti-GMO groups have raised awareness about their existence. 

A.G. Kawamura, a Western Growers’ board member, is a farmer and a sustainability strategist who is constantly working on food production and access to food, an enduring conversation and center of attention. He shares his vision on food, the privilege to grow and provide to our global communities, and the technologies that are pushing us forward.

As you may know, Western Growers is an 80+ year old trade association of California and Arizona farmers who grow, pack and ship almost half of the fresh produce found in grocery stores across Ameri

I really like good food.  I like to eat it, cook it, shop for it and even play with it on occasion.  Does that make me a foodie?

“If they grow it, they’ll eat it.”

We’ve used that mantra for years now, but here’s a little snag.  Seems no one is immune to rules and regulations these days, and edible school gardens — particularly those in Arizona — have a few rules that can make it a bit more difficult for the children to actually eat what they grow.

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WG’s Center for Innovation and Technology, located in the heart of Salinas, California is an incubator for technology companies and startups that Western Growers believes will important to the future viability of the fresh produce industry.

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Western Growers members care deeply for the food they grow, the land they sustain, the people they employ, and the community in which they live.