BRINGING TOGETHER SPECIALTY AGRICULTURE ALL IN ONE PLACE.
Connect with the prominent growers and progressive service providers who are leading the way forward for specialty agriculture. GROWING INNOVATIONS offers a first-of-its-kind opportunity to address shared challenges, compare notes, share experiences, learn from the mistakes and successes of other growers. It’s all part of the rich grower-to-grower networking and knowledge sharing that will be happening throughout Growing Innovations.
Mid-Size to Some of the Largest Operations in North America – Both Conventional and Organic
73% of Operations are 1000 Acres or Larger
81% of Operations are 500 Acres or Larger
34% of Operations are up to 500 Acres
Diverse Operations Cover the Full Spectrum of Specialty Crops
Many Variations in Production Methods
71% Open Field
32% Controlled-Environment Greenhouse
29% In-Field Under Cover (hoop houses, tunnels, etc.)
3% Indoor (vertical farm, warehouse, etc.)
Attendees are Key Decision Makers
70% Senior Level Management (owners, CEOs, presidents, VPs and/or directors of operations/R&D/technology)
30% Are Bringing Their Team (up to 4 per operation)
A SAMPLING OF THE GROWING INNOVATIONS 2019 NETWORK:
Anchor Point Greenhouse, LLC
Auvil Fruit Company
B&W Quality Growers
Bonneville Farms produce
California Giant Inc
Chiawana Orchards LLC
Columbia Fruit Packers, Inc.
Double M Orchards, LLC
Dundee Citrus Growers Association
Enterprise Florida, Inc.
Gilbert Orchards, Inc
Great Valley Oak LLC
Holland Bottom Farm LLC
Ice’s Organic Farm
Jensen Family Farms Inc
Keyawa Orchards Inc
Lakeside Organic Gardens
Lassen Canyon Asia
Leitz Farms LLC
McKinley Springs Vineyard
Meadowbrook Greenhouses Inc
Mellano & Company
Monarch Valley Farming, Inc
Mountain States Wholesale Nursery
Mountain View Fruit Sales
ND Brown Inc.
NWFM LLC, Occidental Orchards, Victory Farms Mngt
Ocean Mist Farms
Orchard View, Inc
Pleasant View Gardens
Price Cold Storage & Packing, Inc.
Produce Marketing Association
Rancho Laguna Farms
R.D Offutt Co.
River’s End Farms Ltd.
San Antonio Food Bank
Smith Gardens, Inc.
Sorrento Berry Farms, LLC
Southwest Research Institute
Stonemetz Orchards, LLC
Telofarm, Seoul National University
TKM Bengard Farms, LLC
United Fresh Produce Association
University of Colorado Boulder
USDA- Agricultural Research Service
Val Verde Vegetable Co., Inc.
Washington Fruit & Produce Co.
Washington Orchard Management, LLC
Weyerhaeuser Turner Regeneration
Zirkle Fruit Company
…and many more!