CPMA is proud to represent an industry whose members that have been stewards of the land, and leaders in implementing sustainable practices, long before sustainability became a core value for organizations, government and society as a whole.

The fresh produce industry has shown leadership in:

  • Biodiversity
  • Carbon Sequestration/reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGs)
  • Food Loss & Waste reduction
  • Renewable Energy
  • Soil Health
  • Sustainable packaging
  • Water conservation 
  • And much more

These areas and additional initiatives are priorities for CPMA in our advocacy and government relations efforts and are at the core of our members’ efforts. See the following for more on member activities: