Press Coverage of the Eastern Broccoli Project
Smoky Mountain News, May 23, 2012. "Burley and beef to broccoli and biofuel: Test farm plants seeds of new farm economy without forgetting its roots" by Quintin Ellison. The broccoli effort is mentioned in an article profiling one of our partnering research institutions.
McClatchy Washington Bureau, May 17, 2012. "Fruit, vegetable farmers work to keep what they've sown" by Michael Doyle.
Roanoke Times, August 7, 2011. "Bringing broccoli back East" by Lindsey Nair.
The Carroll News, December 8, 2010. "Broccoli initiative could spur local growth" by Allen Worrell.
Independent Mail, December 6, 2010. "Clemson researchers working to develop broccoli industry."
Buffalo News, November 10, 2010. "Building a better broccoli" by Andrew Z. Galarneau.
Canandaigua Messenger Post, November 8, 2010. "Cornell, Ontario County farm help start Finger Lakes broccoli industry" by Julie Sherwood.
Cornell Daily Sun, November 2, 2010. "Cornell Leads Broccoli 'Dream Team' " by Kayla Deleon.
Cornell Alumni Magazine, May/June 2013. “Building a Better Broccoli” by Sharon Tregaskis.
Marketplace. March 27, 2012. What broccoli has to do with health care" Greg Warner asks Thomas Björkman why the Supreme Court has decided to pick on broccoli.
WRVO FM, Oswego, NY, November 21, 2011. "Scientists hope to bring broccoli growth east" by Adam Wolfe.
National Public Radio, All Things Considered, August 8, 2011. "Eastern U.S. Farmers Hope to Break Into Broccoli Biz". Sandy Hausman interviewed Wythe Morris, Thomas Björkman, and growers.
WIOX FM, Roxbury, NY, The Farm Hour. August 8, 2011. Madalyn Warren interviewed Thomas Björkman.
SFN Today (Southern Farm Network), January 14, 2011. "More local broccoli coming to a farm near you." Interview with Jeanine Davis.
WUNC, December 23, 2010. "Growing a broccoli economy". Interview with Jeanine Davis by Rose Hoban.
WHCU Ithaca, NY. November 2010. Interview with Thomas Björkman
by Syl Kacapyr.
WHAM Rochester. November 3, 2010. "Broccoli: Area's Next Cash Crop?"
Produce Business. December 2012. “The Eastern Broccoli Project: a model for future collaborative projects” by Dave Diver.
Farm and Dairy. January 24, 2011. "Move over, California. Broccoli Dream Team building East Coast production" by Darrin Youker.
Lancaster Farming. January 8, 2011. "A new breed of broccoli" by Maegan Crandall.
Southeast Farm Press. December 29, 2010. "Effort under way to grow East Coast broccoli industry" by Dave Caldwell, North Carolina State University.
Fresh Plaza. December 15, 2010. "US: Virginia Cooperative Extension evaluates broccoli varieties."
The Packer. November 29, 2010. Crops & Markets: "Project looks to expand East Coast-grown broccoli" by Dave Ohlemeier.
Websites and Internet
Lancaster Online, March 23, 2013. “Eastern Broccoli Project Moves Closer to Reality” by Helen Margaret Griffiths.
The Epoch Times, January 24, 2013. "East Coast Wants in on the Broccoli Industry" by Kelly Ni.
Jim Prevor’s Perishable Pundit, 22 September 2011. "Cornell Professors To Present At The New York Produce Show And Conference: New Ways Of Thinking About Local: Can The East Coast Develop A Broccoli Industry?" Mira Slott interviewed Miguel Gómez and Thomas Björkman.
The Huffington Post. February 21, 2011. “Effort to Grow Broccoli on East Coast gets $5 Million Investment” by Steve Szkotak.
WXII The Triad and High Point Enterprise, December 9, 2010.
"Broccoli Initiative Could Spur Local Growth" by Allen Worrell.
University news releases:
January 8, 2013. Cornell Chronicle Online. “Study shows promise for East Coast broccoli industry” by Kate Frazer.
December 13, 2010. North Carolina State University. "Team Broccoli: Project seeks East Coast broccoli industry."
December 13, 2010. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
"Virginia Cooperative Extension evaluates broccoli varieties for $4.9 million study on promising East Coast industry."
December 4, 2010. Clemson University. "Broccoli project grows the economy."
October 25, 2010. Cornell Chronicle Online. "CU-led team aims to develop $100M eastern broccoli industry."