The Farmers’ Club at Andalusia: an Auxiliary to the PSPA

Andalusia, also known as the Nicholas Biddle Estate, is a historic mansion and estate located on the Delaware River, just northeast of Philadelphia, in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The community surrounding it, Andalusia, takes its name from the 225-acre … Continued

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