Oakes Farms

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Oakes Expands Farming in Alabama

Oakes Farms is pleased to announce progress toward its goal to become a 52-week Grower, Packer and Shipper with the addition of a new farm operation and facility in Flat Rock, Alabama. According to Oakes Vice President Steve Veneziano,“Our goal is to service our program...

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Introducing: Seed to Table Logistics

The following excerpt is from an article in The Packer, by Ashley Nickle: Oakes Farms plans to launch its new transportation company, Seed to Table Logistics, in advance of the mid-December implementation date for the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate that presents some challenges for the...

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Roots of Success

Putting in 70-plus-hour weeks has propelled CEO Alfie Oakes to top $200 million in his produce, food service and distribution, packing, shipping and retail operations. In five years, he’s gone from growing 50 acres and packing 90,000 cases of produce to 4,000 acres and 5.5...

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Seed to Table Market Set to Open Nov 2017

In response to resident inquiries, Alfie Oakes, founder and CEO of Naples-based Oakes Farms, said, “There’s still a lot to be done, but it’s coming for sure!  I’m real optimistic that we’ll make our Nov. 6, 2017 date. It seems like it’s far away, but...

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Oakes Farms Market Hosts Trailblazer Academy

As reported in a Naples Daily News article, Oakes Farms Market will serve as a training site for the Trailblazer Academy; a vocational training and life skills program for people ages 18 to 35 with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Dan St.Martin, an Oakes Frams Market...

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Hurricane Matthew Spares Oakes Farms

Oakes Farms predicts a bountiful fall growing season despite the recent destruction caused by hurricane Matthew on the east coast of Florida. According to Alfie Oakes, Founder and CEO of Oakes Farms, the fields have recently experienced slightly more rain than usual for this time...

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