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Jazzed up organics

September 26, 2016
The organic harvest for Jazz apple has officially begun, igniting excitement for the fall season. Crisp, juicy and tangy-sweet, this natural hybrid of Royal Gala and Braeburn apples is the perfect snack to crunch this season.
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Oppy helps turn waste into feed and fertilizer

September 23, 2016

You could almost call it a circle of life. Now all culls from our Vancouver warehouse are composted by Enterra—a local company that specializes in the development and manufacture of ecological insect protein—to become as ingredients in processes that create fertilizer and animal food.

“Because Enterra produces animal feed and fertilizer, Canadian regulations require that the material they use must be shipped directly from the source to their facility and...

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What's Fresh at Oppy for September 2016

September 21, 2016

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Viva Chile!

September 20, 2016

Every year the Chilean community from Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey organize an outdoor party at Bellevue State Park to celebrate Fiestas Patrias. Often referred to as Dieciocho or 18th as the celebration occurs on September 18, it commemorates the proclamation of the First Governing Body of 1810 and marking the beginning of the Chilean independence process.

Fiestas Patrias is an expression of Chilean culture with traditional foods, empanadas, Humitas Pastel de...

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Prime limes from Mexico

September 19, 2016
New crop of limes from Divemex out of Mexico. With a distinctive citrus flavor and loaded with antioxidants, these green beauties are sure to please. Organic limes coming soon.
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Day in the life... of Oppy Sales Assistant, Michael Schaefer

September 13, 2016

Originally from Springfield, Ill. Michael graduated in May 2016 from the University of Illinois majoring in agri-business. With an internship handling daily farm operations, planting, weeding and preparing crops for market at Harvest & Blooms in summer 2015, this summer has been much different for him. Michael started with Oppy a week after he graduated and was ready to get to work.

Last month Sales Manager Dan Sebetic received a request...