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Boston-area produce professionals work smarter to survive and thrive

BOSTON — This Northeast U.S. region marked by wealth, smaller independent retailers, ethnic diversity and high-end foodservice keeps adjusting to today’s challenges to feed its people and those beyond its borders.

Tour this Boston-area retailer's produce department

We heard a lot of good things about the nearby Market Basket location while touring the Boston Market Terminal and New England Produce Center — so we stopped by ourselves to check out why it got such high praise.

Career Pathways students to gain insider opportunities at NEPC Expo

Your life could change forever if you’re a college student chosen to attend the New England Produce Council’s Expo Sept. 18-19.

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. 

Northeast orchards earn Eco certification

A network of farmers in the Northeast have earned Eco Apple certification for 14 orchards in six states.

Bland Farms hires Sam Burleson for NE sales, marketing role

Sam Burleson has joined Vidalia onion grower Bland Farms, Glenville, Ga., as vice president of sales and marketing in the Northeast U.S.

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. 

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.