Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.
A Giant produce employee is recovering after he was bit by a scorpion while at work on Saturday.
Agricultural agent Wesley Kline, with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County, says too much rain in the spring and early summer is to blame for delaying outdoor tomato harvest by a week or two.
We may be in the grips of another heat wave around here, but recent heavy rains in the region have proven to be troublesome to several South Jersey farmers.
To reawaken the gatherer in you, head to one of these local farms and get your hands dirty.
With so many farmers’ markets within the city and scattered throughout the suburbs, Philadelphians can take their pick of delicious, local produce, dairy products and baked goods…even artisinal chocolate!
The Governor’s meeting with Chilean officials is a follow up to the administration’s trip to South America last month for the purpose of increasing trade between the regions.
The list, which highlights the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most contaminated by pesticides, included an additional “Plus” category for the second year in a row.
Produce prices in our area have been stable this summer and should remain stable until locally grown produce is gone.
White is the new healthy color, according to new research that says white produce can be life saving.