Organization name: Bushel Boy Farms
What industry/sector do you identify with?
Number of employees, member patrons, growers, shareholders etc. in Minnesota: 100
What about your organization or company’s work are you most proud of? Providing year-round, fresh, nutritious, locally grown produce throughout the Midwest.
Please highlight key trends affecting your industry. Desire for locally produced products, as well as an increased interest in new or unique varieties of fruits and vegetables.
Talk about the key opportunities & challenges facing your business over the next 5 years. Key challenge revolves around labor. Labor challenges could be aided by farm workforce modernization and immigration reform. Key opportunities include technology and innovation to improve greenhouse performance and reduce the amount of labor needed.