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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. 

New Jersey ag official touts blueberry safety

Douglas H. Fisher, New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture, released a statement in response to an Aug. 8 article from The Philadelphia Inquirer about labor housing conditions at blueberry farms.

Jersey Fresh Fridays partners with ShopRite through August

Registered dietitians at Village ShopRite stores around New Jersey are hosting Jersey Fresh Fridays in July and August in their produce departments, featuring a different Jersey Fresh fruit or vegetable each week.

New Jersey officials kick off National Blueberry Month

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, and state and local officials, visited Russo’s Fruit and Vegetable Farm this week to highlight National Blueberry Month.