In Memory of Robert R. Hathaway

2021-07-29T16:42:49+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Robert R. “Bob” Hathaway who passed away on March 13.  Bob was a former leader of the West Mexico Vegetable Distributors Association, now known as the FPAA.  He was awarded the Pillar of the FPAA Award in 2013 for all his of hard work in [...]

Tomato Week 2021

2021-07-29T16:43:20+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

You have been hearing the buzz about our upcoming FPAA online event series: Tomato Week. I am excited to announce that registration is now open for all events during Tomato Week 2021! Join us for all the latest on tomatoes! Please see below for more details, registration links, and a sneak peak.     March 9th [...]

Tomato Suspension Agreement Webinar Resources

2021-07-29T16:44:17+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News, Uncategorized|

On February 18, 2021 FPAA, Coogan & Martin, AMHPAC, and CAADES hosted the Tomato Suspension Agreement Webinar where attendees had the opportunity to review the Tomato Suspension Agreement and the requirements to help companies ensure they were in compliance with the agreement. Attendees had the opportunity ask questions and for clarification on items listed on the agreement. Thank you [...]

COVID19 Information & Resources

2021-07-15T17:33:36+00:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, Uncategorized|

Vaccine Status - Arizona Due to there being a limited supply of vaccines, there is a phased approach to distribution. At this time, select Arizona counties have begun Prioritized Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine prioritization, which includes education and childcare workers, protective services occupations, and adults 75 and older. Produce & agriculture workers are also [...]

Produce Pre-Season COVID-19 Testing Blitz

2021-07-15T17:33:37+00:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Uncategorized|

The Mariposa Community Health Center has entered into an agreement with Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute to provide SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) testing, utilizing a simple saliva collection method for our community. When November 10th, 12th, &, 13th @ Desert Shadows Middle School Time All sites will run from 8:00am to 5:00pm Where 340 Boulevard Del Rey David, Nogales Az [...]

FPAA, Mariposa Community Health, Santa Cruz County Host Covid-19 Preparedness Webinar

2021-07-15T17:33:37+00:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Uncategorized|

Santa Cruz County and Mariposa Community Health Clinic presented important information in mitigating the spread of Covid-19.  Over the next several months, it is extremely important to maintain mitigation strategies for both the Flu and Covid-19.  The Flu and Covid-19 have similar symptoms, with loss of taste and smell being particular to Covid-19.  The only way [...]

FPAA Hiring Communications Coordinator

2021-07-15T17:33:37+00:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The FPAA is looking for a full time Communications Coordinator. Job Summary: Broadly, the person in this position will have to ensure effective communications about the issues and directives of the FPAA with government officials, other U.S. associations, the media and FPAA Members. Additionally, He/She will work with FPAA leadership to develop messaging and communications plans, [...]

Jose Antonio Martinez Named FPAA Member of the Year

2021-07-15T17:33:38+00:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Home Page Featured Story, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

P.O. Box 848, Nogales, AZ 85628 Ph. (520) 287-2707, Fax (520) 287-2948   For Immediate Release Contact:  Lance Jungmeyer ( or Allison Moore ( September 28, 2020 Jose Antonio Martinez Named FPAA Member of the Year Martinez, General Manager and COO of Divine Flavor, recognized for commitment to industry improvement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Members of [...]