Our Story

JV Smith Companies is dedicated to providing fresh, nutritious produce to our customers. We are constantly innovating with the trialing of new products, technologies and techniques to ensure the best quality product possible.

We believe in teamwork, compassion, and opportunity creating a passionate, loyal team that is proud to stand behind our products and services.

Our Story


Our Family of Companies

What Matters Most To Us


We recognize and appreciate the ground and the environment that makes growing fresh, quality produce possible.

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Our Team

Our biggest asset is our people.

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Food Safety

From our family’s plates to yours, the highest standards of food safety are our baseline.

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Industry Advancement

We believe in playing an active role in bettering the agriculture industry.

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Giving Back

Over the years, Vic and Karen Smith have supported many different causes in many different communities

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Where We Grow


JV Farms started in 1988, is an agricultural company that grows lettuce, broccoli, and other intensively farmed vegetable crops. It was formed by John and Vic Smith to grow crops in the vibrant and growing agricultural community of Yuma, AZ. The diversified ground base for the farming operations includes Yuma Valley, Gila Valley, Wellton-Mohawk, and Bard, CA.

JV Farms works with all of the major vegetable shipping operations, offering a quality winter program for the domestic and international markets. We have a long tradition of commitment to quality, nutrition and safety in the products we grow. Our team continues to work on best practices to provide better food in a more sustainable environment and at affordable prices to all consumers.