California preparing to come to Memphis

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: March 08, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 08, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Emilie Barnes prepares a box of Florida strawberries for jam at Jones Orchard outside Millington on Thursday, March 5. </strong><span><strong>A new report by the World Wildlife Fund explores the viability of shifting some fruit and vegetable production from California to farms around Memphis and the surrounding region.</strong>&nbsp;</span>(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Emilie Barnes prepares a box of Florida strawberries for jam at Jones Orchard outside Millington on Thursday, March 5. A new report by the World Wildlife Fund explores the viability of shifting some fruit and vegetable production from California to farms around Memphis and the surrounding region. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Infrastructure, logistics, conditions ripe for Memphis and the Delta to take some of West Coast production. 

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