Friday, May 15, 2009

Stemilt Growers Transitioning to Organic Fruit

One of the Pacific Northwest's largest fruit growers is transitioning to organic production. Stemilt Growers Inc. produces about 65 percent of Washington state's soft fruit. They have gone through a three year transition period and now 12% of apples, 40% of apricots, and 100% of peach and nectarine crops are certified as organic. Read the full story here.