A Produce Box with a Story

From time to time, I’ll post pictures of interesting graphics I find on produce boxes on 9th Street. Over the weekend, I came across this corn crate from Russo’s Fruit & Vegetable Farm, memorializing a man named “Tony”.

I did a search and discovered that Tony was Tony Russo, owner of the farm. He was accidentally struck by a tractor, and died of his injuries. From what I’ve read, he was a pillar of the community and a leader in the farming industry. This retro graphic is their sweet way to pay tribute to a man who loved what he did, and was described as generous and humble.


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2 Responses to A Produce Box with a Story

  1. OldNFO says:

    Neat way to memorialize him!

  2. Tina says:

    I’ve seen these boxes all summer, I’m glad I looked it up.

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