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UPDATE: Independence Day Schedule 2015

June 15, 2015


Markon’s buying office will be closed in observance of Independence Day (Friday, July 3); many processors will adjust loading and production schedules due to the holiday.


  • Markon’s Salinas consolidation dock will be open on a limited basis
  • Most Salinas shipping facilities will be open regular hours Friday, July 3; loading hours will be limited on Saturday, July 4
  • Taylor Farms’ loading docks will be open regular loading hours on both Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4; trucks are urged to call by 8:00 a.m. to schedule appointments
  • The 4-Earth consolidation dock will load trucks as normal on Friday, July 3 and until noon on Saturday, July 4
    • Regular loading will reopen Sunday at 8:00 p.m.
    • The Los Angeles Produce Market will be closed Monday, July 6; 4-Earth will not be able to purchase from the market that day
  • Idaho potato sheds will conduct normal business hours on Friday, July 3, but will be closed on Saturday, July 4
  • Washington potato sheds will load from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, but closed on Saturday, July 4; Markon recommends calling ahead to schedule an appointment for trucks loading Friday, July 3  


See the attached spreadsheet for more specific ordering timelines and dates.


Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.


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