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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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International cherry challenges

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

China’s economic struggles may make for a difficult cherry export year.

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Johnson: A look back at our covers for 2015

December 16th, 2015|0 Comments

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With Pacific Northwest orchards now well settled into their winter nap, their branches bare as

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Tough times on the concord belt

November 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Growers facing difficulties with both juice and wine grapes.

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Working in “Pearadise”

September 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

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An email popped into my inbox a few days ago. Simple and sweet, it read:

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Picking time

August 19th, 2015|0 Comments

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The incredible, intricate sequence that takes the harvest from picker to packer has begun once

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Should domestic apple promotions be revived?

August 7th, 2015|0 Comments

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It’s been a decade since the Washington Apple Commission ended its domestic promotion program, after