Crop Yields

In 2014, with a yield of over 207,000 pounds of produce, Colorado Farm to Table’s cost was $1.24 per pound for produce grown and distributed. In 2015, with an increased volume of almost 100,000 pounds and a yield of over 302,000 pounds of produce, Colorado Farm to Table’s cost per pound was reduced to only $0.84 for produce grown and distributed.

In 2016, with another record harvest and a yield of 339,000 pounds of produce, Colorado Farm To Table’s cost per pound was again reduced to only $.074 per pound for produce grown and distributed.

The USDA and national Feeding America use a standard factor of 1.2 pounds per meal with each meal consisting of 25% vegetables. In 2015, 302,793 pounds of fresh produce grown and distributed ÷ 4.8 ounces per meal equated to 1,009,300 individual servings of produce.

The 2016 yield of 339,000 equates to 1,130,000 individual servings of produce.

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