Dryades YMCA Partners with the Recirculating Farms Coalition

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Dryades YMCA is partnering with the Recirculating Farms Coalition (RFC), a sustainable farming and food justice advocacy organization. RFC will relocate its farm – Growing Local NOLA – to YMCA-owned land on Jackson Avenue, where it crosses Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in Central City, just a few steps from the Dryades Y building.

Partnering Together to Preserve the Western Colorado Experience

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Four distinct Western Slope Land Trust organizations have formed an alliance to help preserve our western Colorado natural resources and open space. West Slope Conservation Partners is a new collective group, spanning the southwestern corner of Colorado that includes conservation efforts from the following organizations: Colorado West Land Trust, Crested Butte Land Trust, Montezuma Land Conservancy and La Plata Open Space Conservancy.

Christmas at Schnepf Farms – a Brand-New Holiday Destination – debuts with a VIP opening November 26

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. — Christmas at Schnepf Farms is ushering in its inaugural season with a VIP/Media exclusive opening on November 26, 2019. A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring local dignitaries and influencers will begin at 5:30 p.m. Post-ceremony, the farm will be open for all to experience the brand-new holiday wonderland until 10 p.m.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains homeowners should remove Ailanthus trees, the host plant for Spotted Lanternfly

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. — Researchers are still learning about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect attacking trees and causing property damage across Pennsylvania. Penn State, along with the PA Department of Agriculture and the USDA, has been researching the habits and life cycle of Spotted Lanternfly since it first appeared in Berks County in 2014.

The Rancher Advocacy Program Pioneers Groundbreaking Solutions for Farmers and Ranchers in Crisis

WAELDER, Texas — The Rancher Advocacy Program (RAP), a five-year initiative of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, Inc., is the first and only enterprise providing the knowledge of their Rancher Advisory Council working together with industry experts to transition cattle ranches and animal farms away from animal agriculture into viable veganic, compassionate businesses.

Onions 52 integrates Famous-compatible TMS Freightflow, reducing transportation costs and improving customer service

RENO, Nev. — Jay Holstine, President and CEO of Freightflow, said, “As many grower/shippers turn to transportation management software to improve customer service and increase margins, Onions 52 leads the pack with their recent integration of Freightflow TMS into Famous software.”

American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting Hosted Over 300 Attendees and Physicians

ORLANDO, Fla. — The American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association (AMMPA) held their 3rd Annual Conference on October 4-6 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. More than 300 medical marijuana practitioners and physicians from across the nation and other countries around the world attended the 3-day conference.

EPIC Launches Cannabis Site Pollution Liability (CSPL) Insurance Program

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting (Greyling), a division of EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), today announced the first nationwide Site Pollution Liability Insurance Program for the emerging cannabis industry.

Hans van der Sluijs Joins BioTork as Chief Development Officer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — BioTork, the leading evolution biotechnology company, today announced that biotech executive Hans van der Sluijs has joined the company as Chief Development Officer. Hans brings over 20 years of international business leadership experience, with a focus on business development, management, and building strategic alliances/partnerships.

Debuting this November: Christmas at Schnepf Farms

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. — The 250-acre Schnepf Farms, one of the Phoenix area’s favorite destinations, is turning into a winter wonderland this holiday season. Together with World of Illumination, the leader in Christmas entertainment with the world’s largest animated holiday light show, the Farm is unveiling Christmas at Schnepf Farms-a new kind of holiday magic for the entire family.