Vegetable Industry’s 34 Power Growers In 2014

Robert Sakata (right) is also the recipient of the 2014 Grower Achievement Award.  Photo credit: Tracey Pliskin
Robert Sakata  of Sakata Farms, (right) is also the recipient of the American Vegetable Grower’s 2014 Grower Achievement Award. Photo credit: Tracey Pliskin

Southwest

Colorado:
Isabelle Farm, Lafayette
Isabelle Farm grows 120 acres of organic produce, distributing to both retail and wholesale, and operates a 350-member CSA. The farm was an early adopter of on-farm food safety practices.

Sakata Farms, Brighton
American Vegetable Grower’s 2014 Grower Achievement Award winner farms more than 2,500 acres. Owner Robert Sakata is president of the Colorado Fruit and Veg-etable Association.

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