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Indoor farming companies rank high on FoodTech 500 list

Indoor farming companies made the inaugural FoodTech 500 list, created to rate and celebrate companies showing a successful trifecta of food, sustainability and technology.

NJ Department of Agriculture appoints marketing, development head

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has promoted Joe Atchison III to director of its marketing and development division.

Consalo partners with Mexican blueberry grower BlueDrop

Blueberry grower Consalo Family Farms, Egg Harbor City, N.J., has formed a growing, marketing and distribution partnership with BlueDrop, Jalisco, Mexico.

NJ-based AeroFarms receives sustainability award, launches microgreens

Newark, N.J.-based AeroFarms won the Responsible Business Award for Sustainable Innovation at the Ethical Corporation Awards, a Reuters event.

NJ Ag Department bestows Farm-to-School Award

Philip’s Academy Charter School in Newark received the Best in New Jersey Farm-to-School Award for the school’s rooftop garden. 

Eastern Produce Council's fall apple-picking event is full of family

If apple-picking in the fall is a rite of passage for a Northeasterner, then more than 100 people earned their badges Saturday.

Firefighters battle blaze at F&S Produce plant in New Jersey

Management and employees at Vineland, N.J.-based F&S Produce Co. Inc. are recovering today from a fire on Tuesday at the west end of its Rosenhayn processing plant in South New Jersey. 

EPC leadership group tours New Jersey’s Wightman Farms

The Eastern Produce Council’s Leadership Program visited Morristown, N.J.-based Wightman Farms — the fourth leg of the program that included a tour and team-building exercises.

Medoff Produce satisfies PACA order

Domanth Inc., doing business as Medoff Produce, can once again operate in the produce industry, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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.