Originally hired as a as a Long-Haul Truck Driver in 1993, Chris Adams is now Veritable Vegetable’s Director of Transportation. Chris is responsible for logistics, hiring and training drivers, and managing the fleet; she has been instrumental in transitioning the fleet to near zero emission.
Veritable Vegetable (VV) proudly utilizes the latest technology, lowest emission equipment available, thus reducing fuel consumption and decreasing their carbon footprint. VV operates hybrid trucks and tractors that improve fuel efficiency by 35% compared to non-hybrid units. VV also operates hybrid refrigeration units that run on a combination of diesel fuel and electric power. Veritable Vegetable operates its fleet 365 days a year and combined, their trucks travel over 1.9 million miles annually.
As an organic produce distributor with over 40 years of experience, Veritable Vegetable purchases, transports and supplies the highest quality organic fruit, vegetables and fresh perishables. VV builds an equitable food system by serving organic farmers, increasing access to fresh organic produce, strengthening communities through engagement, and cultivating a fair and dynamic workplace.
Located in San Francisco, VV serves hundreds of organic farms and independent retail businesses throughout California, Hawaii, and the Southwest. Veritable Vegetable is a San Francisco Green Business and a certified B Corporation, using the power of business to solve social and environmental challenges.