Responding to Market Needs
By developing SHARE farms our company is meeting numerous demands presently converging in the marketplace.  The SHARE model responds to… 
  • The increasing consumer demand for organically grown, local fruit and vegetables 
  • A growing movement to invest locally in sustainable agriculture and clean energy
  • The need to create skilled jobs in rural communities 
  • Rising oil prices that threaten to drive up transportation costs
  • Producers wanting to extend the growing season in colder regions
  • Consumers demanding safer, healthier fruits and vegetables with less risk of contamination 
  • Current and future water shortages in California and the Southwest 
  • Wholesale producer buyers need to shorten shipping distances and reduce freight costs 
  • The global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 
  • The produce industry’s need to adapt to climate and weather extremes
Driving Forward a Positive Change