Thank You from Winter Scholarship Winner

From Erin Quinn: Thank you so much for choosing me as a recipient of the Fred Winter Scholarship for horticulture.  This scholarship is allowing me to continue my studies in Plant Biology in order to further my passion for the … Continued

Russell Redding Confirmed to Serve as 27th PA Agriculture Secretary

Harrisburg, PA – Today (5/10/2023), the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously confirmed Russell Redding to serve as Pennsylvania’s 27th Secretary of Agriculture. Governor Josh Shapiro nominated Redding, who previously served as Agriculture Secretary under Governors Tom Wolf and Ed Rendell. “It is … Continued

Hotchkiss Elected President at PSPA Annual Meeting

In addition to the business of a regular monthly Executive Committee, all members were invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the PSPA on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.  Attendees approved the Minutes from March 31, 2023, the monthly Financial Report, … Continued

A Field Trip to the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market

On Thursday, April 6, 2023, nearly thirty members and guests of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture participated in a field trip to the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market, the world’s largest fully-enclosed, fully-refrigerated wholesale produce terminal with 686,000 square feet … Continued

New PSPA Newsletter

Great thanks to Lizzie Bailey, Chair, Communications, for putting together a PSPA Newsletter.  The Newletter will be published every other month.  It will supplement our communications through the Website and our social media channels.  If you have items to add, … Continued

The Chocolate Supply Chain in Eastern PA and Beyond

At our March meeting, Denis Harte, Senior Logistics Manager, Blommer Chocolate Company, lead us in an overview of the industry and its supply chain in the region.  Who would have guessed that… Cocoa was imported through the Port of Philadelphia … Continued