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GROW Scholar Highlight: Meet Jenifer

Meet Jenifer, one of our GROW Scholarship Recipients! The Scholarship Program Poverty and wealth inequality are significant challenges in Mexico. About 18% of the country lives in extreme poverty, and among rural communities, school dropout rates,…

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Woman Led: Fighting for Environmental Justice

GROW Program and Our Border Community An important pillar of our business model is to give back to the communities we impact. We are headquartered in San Diego and form part of the bustling bi-national community…

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Woman Led: Meet Daniella, our General Manager

Women Making a Difference Organics Unlimited is a proudly woman-owned and woman-led company. We believe that through diversity and inclusion in the workplace we can foster creative collaboration and empowerment that strengthens our communities and economies.…

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Woman Led: Meet Sophia, Operations Manager in Colima

Women Making a Difference Organics Unlimited is a proudly woman-owned and woman-led company. We believe that through diversity and inclusion in the workplace we can foster creative collaboration and empowerment that strengthens our communities and economies.…

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Woman Led: Meet Nicxi, Farm Manager

Women Making a Difference Organics Unlimited is a proudly woman-owned and woman-led company. We believe that through diversity and inclusion in the workplace we can foster creative collaboration and empowerment that strengthens our communities and economies.…

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GROW Scholar: Meet Cintya

Opportunities for Women The reality is that economic conditions in growing regions can often result in family pressure for girls to drop out of school and help at home. The GROW Program offers girls and young…

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Woman Led: Mayra, our Founder & CEO

Women Making a Difference Organics Unlimited is a proudly woman-owned and woman-led company. We believe that through diversity and inclusion in the workplace we can foster creative collaboration and empowerment that strengthens our communities and economies.…

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Our Favorite Eco-Living Tips

For many organic lovers, one of the greatest appeals is the decreased impact on the environment. If you’ve been curious on how to lead an even more eco-friendly life, check out this video for a few…

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Organic Bananas Giving Back

I’m sure you’re familiar with the age-old adage that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but apples have nothing on bananas.  So, what can a banana do?  When you buy a case from Organics…

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Dulce Viridiana Marquez Sosa

Dulce was a GROW scholar who graduated from the University of Colima with a degree in graphic design in 2015.  As the fourth of six children, she grew up in poverty.  Her father owned a butcher…

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How to Caramelize Bananas and 5 Ways to Use Them

We partnered with The Produce Moms for GROW Month! Keep reading to learn how to caramelize bananas and 5 great ways to enjoy them! https://youtu.be/88R-oT_ipLk Bananas make a tasty snack at any time of the day…

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Alejandra de Jesus Nicolas Garcia

Alejandra was one of the first GROW university graduates, earning a degree in International Relations in 2012. Today, at 29, she is living independently and is part of the internal audit team for one of the…

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Behind the Bananas: Growing Communities with Organics Unlimited

A dedicated team and community

With GROW Month starting on September 1st, we partnered with The Produce Moms. Read below to see what they said and to join in on our new BinGROW game! What’s one fruit you always keep stocked…

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GROW Steps Up

The global pandemic has changed life as we know it. Virtually every facet of our day-to-day activities has been altered. Before the pandemic, GROW sent funds to organizations such as Project Amigo in Mexico and Children…

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GROW: Meet the Program That’s Changing Lives

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We have seen first-hand how poverty can drastically impact a community. This is why we created the GROW program: to help support the families in our growing communities. Here’s how we do it.

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How it All Began

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We started our company lead by our passion for ethical produce and social responsibility. From humble beginnings to who we are today, take a peek at where it all started.

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Our Favorite Health Benefits of Bananas

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We all know bananas are a delicious snack, but how well do you know their health benefits? Watch this video to learn more about all the wonderful ways bananas are great for us.

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The History of Organic Produce in the United States

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Organic produce hasn’t always been what it is today. In fact, before the 1970s, most people had no idea what went into the growing of their food. Take a watch to see how the organic movement…

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Facts You May Not Know About Organic Produce

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There's a lot to love about organic produce and, chances are, you're already aware of a few of its perks. But, there's even more to delve into! Take a watch to discover 5 new facts about…

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Is Conventional Farming Really THAT Bad?

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We are so privileged to have access to mass amounts of produce, right at our fingertips. But, at what costs does that come at? Here are the facts that conventional produce companies don’t want you to…

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