Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

NEPC Expo to emphasize simplicity, floral, personal responsibility

Although regional produce conferences have a broader reach than their namesake areas, there’s something about keeping it local, simple and intimate that appeals to participants.

New hire makes Les Serres Sagami a 100% female-led Quebec company

Mirabel, Quebec-based Les Serres Sagami Inc., a conventional and organic tomato marketer with the Savoura brand, has hired a new president, making the company’s leadership 100% female-led.

How to autumn: Pick apples with Eastern Produce Council

This is one of the most fall activities you can do in the Northeast: Go apple picking, complete with hayrides and apple cider. 

Hurricane Dorian: Florida Tomato Council reschedules conference

An abridged version of Florida’s 44th Tomato Conference, canceled due to Hurricane Dorian’s approach in the Atlantic, has been rescheduled for Oct. 2-3 in a new location.

EFI certifies Rouge River Farms’ U.S. operations

Rouge River Farms, a sweet corn grower in Florida, Georgia, Virginia and Ontario, has all of its U.S. operations certified by the Equitable Food Initiative.

Keep grocery shopping personal, despite tech innovations

We are social creatures, even the introverts among us.

New York Apple Sales professional chosen for LEAD New York class

Matt Wells, director of field services of New York Apple Sales, Glenmont, N.Y., has been selected to participate in an intensive leadership development program for New York State’s food and agricultural industry. 

Rice Fruit Co. tackles new projects

Based in the south-central Pennsylvania region of Gardners, Rice Fruit Co. is tackling projects, planning for new initiatives and reaching out across North America to offer more to customers.

New York Apple celebrates awards

The New York Apple Association and its president and CEO, Cynthia Haskins, have been recognized for several awards in 2018 and 2019.

Urban life and agtech coincide at NYC AgTech Week in September

At the fourth annual NYC AgTech Week Conference, attendees can tour farms and attend panel discussions, workshops and networking events hosted by the NYC Agriculture Collective.