Mount Vernon, WA—CATALOG AGE has learned that Etera Gardens, the nursery and sales division of Etera Corp., has agreed to be purchased by a group of private investors, subject to approval by the bankruptcy court. Meanwhile, on Aug. 13, the horticultural wholesaler resumed planting at its Mount Vernon and Mabton, WA, facilities. A repeat winner of CATALOG AGE’s Annual Catalog Awards, Etera filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on July 25.
According to a company release, production, sales, customer service, and support personnel will be located at the Mount Vernon site under a new organization focused solely on the growing, sales, marketing, and distribution of grown products for growers and retailers nationwide. Etera did not return calls.