G&R Farms’ Peruvian Sweet Onions
by Rainforest Alliance
(L-R) Mario Chirinos, Paul Gomez and Walt Dasher display the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal for their sweet onions grown in Peru.
Citing support for a healthier planet and an improved quality of life for farming communities, Walt Dasher announced today that G&R Farms is now shipping Peruvian Sweet Onions that are Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM.
Dasher, vice president and chief financial officer at G&R Farms, said “The sweet onions we import from Peru are grown in ways that benefit farm families, wildlife and the environment. We support our growers and their efforts to help protect the environment and ensure sustainable livelihoods.”
The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and promote the rights and welfare of workers, their families and communities. Farms that meet comprehensive standards for sustainability earn the Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM seal.
These standards help ensure that soils, waterways and wildlife habitat are protected and that farm workers are paid just wages, work in safe conditions and have improved access to decent housing, medical care and schools for their children.
By shopping for products bearing the Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM seal, consumers can support a healthy environment and help to improve the quality of life for farm families.
Recognized as Georgia’s oldest grower and shipper of Vidalia® onions, G&R Farms is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020.