Category - Announcements

“Produce Pete” joins the advisory board at Big Box Farms

Posted on: October 13th, 2011

Big Box Farms makes “The Produce News” again, covering the addition of Pete Napolitano to the board of Big Box Farms. Read more about the addition over at The Produce News.

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Hydroponics

Posted on: September 13th, 2011

A lot of people associate hydroponics with space travel and sterile, high-tech gadgetry.  In fact, hydroponics is actually an ancient form of horticulture practiced by such historical cultures as the Egyptians, Babylonians, and Incas.

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‘Cide-effect Free™

Posted on: September 1st, 2011

We all know pesticides are bad. Many of them are bad for our bodies – they can cause cancer and affect child development – and they’re bad for the environment, polluting land and water. We take many precautions to avoid them; we wash our fruits and veggies, though it’s not always an effective way of [...]

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Lactuca industria

Posted on: August 21st, 2011

You walk into the supermarket in search of a packaged lettuce mix.  You find a row of plastic clam shell containers packed with green leaves.  They look wholesome and nutritious.  The package even reassures you; “All Natural,” it says, so it must be pure and fresh.

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