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United Apple Sales to extend market for Ruby Frost into summer

Lyndonville, N.Y.-based United Apples Sales has developed a comprehensive plan to extend the market for the new variety.

The next generation in produce is getting louder

As I explore and meet people at farms, terminal markets and conferences in the Northeast, I’ve noticed something which I suspect is happening nationwide.
May 10, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion, #New York, #Vermont, #People

Satur Farms launches single-serve organic dressings

Cutchogue, N.Y.-based Satur Farms is launching organic salad dressings in convenient single-serving sizes.

BrightFarms to build second greenhouse in Pennsylvania

New York-based BrightFarms plans to build a 250,000-square-foot greenhouse in Snyder County, Pa. — its second greenhouse in the state.

Women in Produce — Rena Montedoro

Rena Montedoro has an aura of excitement and energy about her that makes you want to jump on board whatever she’s driving.

Spotted lanternfly killer fungi could protect NY grapes, apples

Cornell University researchers have discovered two local fungi that could potentially curb an invasive insect that has New York vineyard owners on edge.

Women in Produce — Stefanie Katzman

Just because you’re born into a family business doesn’t mean that’s what you’re going to do for a living.

Apple association grant gives NY district a snack station

The U.S. Apple Association awarded a $4,000 Apples4Ed grant to help the Rensselaer City School District in New York create a healthy snacking program encouraging student participation in physical activity — basically an outdoor snack station in the middle of a running track.

New York Apple promotes Cailin Kowalewski

The New York Apple Association has promoted Cailin Kowalewski to account manager.

Fyffes donates bananas to NYC fundraiser

Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fyffes Inc. donated 2,500 bananas to participants at PurpleStride New York City.