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Produce isn’t the only thing that’s fresh around here. Check out our podcast for lively discussions on everything culinary from A(pples) to Z(ucchini). We regularly chat with industry pioneers, chefs, and experts across the board. Follow along as we explore chefs, culinary influencers, and restaurants on how they are developing creative innovative ways to bring produce to the center of the plate.

Ep 30

Strawberries / Happy Girl Kitchen / JC Watson Packing Company

We talk with Todd Champagne from Happy Girl Kitchen and Emily Watson with JC Watson Packing Company.

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Ep 29

Strawberries / Sungold Kiwifruit

On this week's podcast, we talk about the state of strawberries for Valentine's Day and Sungold Kiwifruit.

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Ep 28

Kale & Arugula / Working with Chefs / Market Reports from Chile and Yuma

On this weeks episode, we talk about the state of Kale & Arugula, working with Chefs, and Market Reports.

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Ep 27

Avocados for Super Bowl Sunday / Local Grant Farms / Pop-up Restaurants

This week we spoke to Mission Avocados, Cultivating Change, and co-owner Gabriel and Marcus Deanda about West Oak Nosh.

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Ep 26

Strawberries in the rain / Tomatoes / Local Farm Grants

In this week's podcast, we talk about strawberry production, why chef Ryan loves tomatoes and local farm grants.

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Ep 25

Freeze in Yuma / Mushrooms in the Kitchen / Local Farm Support

We learn on this episode what happens when row crops go through a freeze and Chef Mike Bezdik talks about mushrooms.

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Ep 24 November 12, 2018

Mexican Avocado Strike | Transition to Yuma – Fresh Produce Outlook 11.12.18

Mission Produce talks Avocado issues, and we examine how the transition to Yuma may affect the quality and supply this year.

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Ep 23 November 5, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook – 11.5.18

We talk voting, and hear industry veterans talk about the annual row crop migration to Yuma from the Salinas Valley.

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Ep 22 October 30, 2018

First Fruits Marketing | Opal Apples

On this mid-week episode, we spoke with First Fruits Marketing about their fantastic new apple variety, the Opal Apple.

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Ep 21 October 29, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook – 10.29.18

This week Brian makes the mistake of engaging Stephen in his segment.

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Ep 20 October 22, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook – 10.22.18

This week we look at how the weather is impacting product and what happened at the biggest produce show of the year.

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Ep 19 October 15, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook – 10.15.18

Sunkist shares about citrus varieties and we take a look at the damage and long-term outlook from Hurricane Michael.

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Ep 18 October 8, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook – 10.08.18

We have updates from recent storm activity, look at affected products, and talk with award-winning Chef Ted Mathesius.

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Ep 17 October 1, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 10.01.18

Chef Daniel Asher from River & Woods in Boulder shares his insights on produce and hospitality

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Ep 16 September 27, 2018

Innovation Conversation with Taylor Farms

We dive in deeper with Tanya Mason from Taylor Farms to discuss how Taylor Farms is innovating for chefs.

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Ep 15 September 24, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 09.24.18

This week we talk about kids in restaurants, innovation in the fields, and an update on Hurricane Florence.

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Ep 14 September 19, 2018

A Conversation With Jakob Smith

An extended conversation with Jakob Smith from HMC Farms about grapes and schools

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Ep 13 September 17, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 09.17.2018

We hear about pineapples, wrap up our 3-week series on schools, and look at market conditions and Hurricane Florence.

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Ep 12 September 10, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 09.10.18

We continue our conversation about local schools, take a look at market conditions and have a chat about new products.

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Ep 11 September 3, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 09.3.18

This week we talk about schools, strawberries, and what's coming out of the fields and into your kitchens.

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Ep 10 August 27, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 08.27.18

In-N-Out Burger, apples, and new segments. We're bringing all the need to know info straight to your eardrums.

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Ep 09 August 20, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 08.20.18

This week we talk way too much about peaches and Stephen's wife makes a rare cameo.

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Ep 08 August 13, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 08.13.2018

An onion has layers and so does our podcast. This week we find out what it takes to grow and store a great onion.

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Ep 07 August 6, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 08.06.2018

Potatoes, Heat, and School, Oh My!

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Ep 06 July 30, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 07.30.2018

Fresh Produce, fresh perspectives. This week we sat down with Brent Scattini from Mission Produce

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Ep 05 July 23, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook | 7.23.2018

Lemons, and grapes, and row crops, oh my! We talk to our friends PRO*ACT about current market conditions.

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Ep 04 July 19, 2018

Caulilini | A New Product from Mann Packing

Mann, oh Mann! Mann Packing is at it again with a brand new product that will shake up your menus!

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Ep 03 July 16, 2018

Fresh Produce Outlook 07.16.18

Mondays are for coffee and contemplation and a weekly dose of produce insights.

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Ep 02 June 24, 2018

A Conversation with Chef Shane Schaibly

We sit down with award winning chef of innovative breakfast restaurant First Watch, and learn how he develops new...

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Ep 01 June 24, 2018

A Conversation with Chef Varin Keokitvon

Our sit down with Chef Varin Keokitvon from Heartwood Provisions in Seattle was a fascinating look at someone who...

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