The Beet Blog

Springtime for Veritable

It’s about time to slap on your skipping shoes and start frolicking through the fields because spring is upon us!  The vernal equinox is on its way and it is not coming alone.  With it comes a world of new fruits and veggies that are raring to get into your store displays and on your […] Read Post »


Orange Crush

Citrus, citrus, citrus!  Last call for citrus!  Though citrus season may be coming to a close soon, it’s still probably the most exciting category out there.  It’s time to really take advantage of this Vitamin C packing, taste-bud pleasing, body-fortifying group of fruit before it’s gone.  Don’t let your produce departments and restaurants slip into […] Read Post »


Lakeside Organic Gardens donates $2 million toward education programs

reprinted from:   Produce News, first published January 11, 2016 Dick Peixoto’s dream of having an educational facility to showcase organic farming is closer to becoming a reality. He and the Peixoto family have contributed $2 million dollars to the development of an organic and sustainable agriculture learning center. This center will be a resource for […] Read Post »