Quoted! (Even sometimes, misquoted!)

Forbes magazine

Lisa Johnson food loss expert. ugly produce

What the ugly produce debate gets wrong and what it gets right

March 27, 2019 article

Huffington Post

food loss. cucumbers on-farm food loss. Lisa Johnson. ugly produce. circular farming.

2019 Could be the year we stop throwing away ridiculous amounts of food

Dec. 22, 2018 article

Fresno Bee

on-farm food loss. cabbage. in-field. unharvested. Lisa Johnson.

California families at risk for hunger - while a third of crops left to rot on farms

Oct. 17, 2019 article

Colorado Sun

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Colorado farmers can't get their food to the table. One startup wants to lend hands. 

Feb. 19, 2019 article

Raleigh News & Observer

ugly produce. On-farm food loss. Lisa Johnson

We waste a lot of food. These people are doing something about it. 

Dec. 6, 2018 article


On-farm food loss lettuce unharvested. Lisa Johnson

The food that never left the farm.

Oct. 24, 2018 article

Food for Thought Radio Interview

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Interview on Detroit, MI radio show Food for Thought. The importance of measuring waste in the field.

Aug. 19, 2018 podcast

American Vegetable Grower

American Vegetable Grower magazine. Cover story August 2019 Are you leaving money in the field? Lisa Johnson. North Carolina State University.

August 2019 cover story: Are you leaving money in the field?

Aug. 7, 2019 article

Vegetable & Specialty Crop News

food loss bell pepper

Turn field losses into profits. 

April 2019 article


Academic Publications

 For more in-depth details of opportunities to improve profit in specialty crop production, check out these academic publications.  Love data and analysis, need a reference, or enjoy charts and graphs? This is for you.