Apr 4
USDA-AMS Local Food Promotion Program Grant Project

TGS just completed a study funded by USDA-AMS to determine the economic feasibility of establishing an IQF facility in Circleville, Ohio. The facility would process Midwest blackberries and strawberries for sale to food manufacturers, grocers and direct to consumers. A copy of our study can be found here https://drive.google.com/open?id=1w8_sp-g7Fv-WtVPFg1qPF95MQXjZhlfi

Jan 3
TGS is developing a new product for hops growers

With the help of a 2018 USDA- NIFA Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant, TGS is working to bring a new product to market – a low trellis production and harvesting system for hops. This new system is designed to help small and medium size farms more easily grow and harvest hops in midwestern, eastern […]

Jan 3
TGS is awarded Local Food Promotion Program grant

TGS won a grant from the USDA’s LFPP in 2017 to study the feasibility of establishing an Individual Quick Freeze (IQF) facility in Ohio. The facility would help local berry growers in Indiana and Ohio create value-added frozen fruit products for the regional food network.

Jun 26
Blackberries Thriving in Arkansas!

Arkansas blackberry growers are in store for a good year.  

Mar 27
Growers in the News: Bruce Van Natta

Fruit Farmer: Bruce Van Natta reaps benefits from Westfield blackberry farm