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gfg-portraits-richardJared Johnson is Design and Production Manager of Good Fruit Grower, overseeing the magazine’s design and layout, providing art direction and quality control, and coordinating art, editorial, and print production.

Jared grew up in southeastern Idaho, where he spent his summers during high school moving irrigation hand-lines in wheat and potato fields. A graduate of Idaho State University, Jared has worked for more than 20 years in journalism at newspapers in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Wenatchee, Washington.

Jared joined Good Fruit Grower in 2014.

Phone: (509) 853-3513 — Email

My Recent Articles

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Clusters along the Columbia

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Next to towering basalt cliffs, Washington winemaker finds great climate for growing grapes.

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Year after year, the striking images on our covers live on

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

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It’s that time of year again when we’ll be visiting your mailbox more often. From

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Where do you match consumer expectations?

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Economists quantify importance of fruit qualities based on differing perspectives of producers, packers and consumers.

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Concord grape prices still disappoint

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Low prices continue, though juice grape growers haul in good production.

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Industry groups lend plenty of opportunities for growers to get involved

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

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In Washington’s tree fruit industry, three state commissions, four federal marketing orders, numerous nonprofit associations

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The solitary orchard

October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

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Byron Albano is one of the southernmost apple growers on the West Coast but has