Just as we have been hit with the intense cold front so have all of the growing areas that are shipping currently. Below are images of frozen romaine and tomato fields in Yuma AZ the first week of 2019. This storm has swept across the whole western US, hitting CA and AZ.
Please consider this as you begin to see less than stellar lettuces come your way, and increased pricing over the next few weeks. We will see moisture in all lettuces, shelf life will be decreased and products will look a little bruised. The more fragile the product the bigger impact these conditions will have; specifically, baby lettuces, Frisee, arugula, baby spinach.