The Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture would like to welcome our newest Institutional Members and Sponsors to the Organization. Please take a moment to support these members.
Friends of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Foundation
2300 N Cameron St,
Harrisburg, PA 17110 USA
Phone: (717) 729-7158
The Friends of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Foundation, Inc. was incorporated into the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2010 as a nonprofit organization. We are recognized as a tax-exempt, charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Through our mission, we have contributed over $1.5 million to the Farm Show!
American Mushroom Institute
1284 Gap Newport Pike, Suite 2
Avondale, PA 19311
The American Mushroom Institute (AMI) is a national voluntary trade association representing the growers, processors and marketers of cultivated mushrooms in the United States and industry suppliers worldwide. Membership is available to any person interested in the mushroom industry. Categories of membership are grower, associate, professional and retiree.
Horizon Farm Credit
300 Winding Creek Blvd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Horizon Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative, part of the national Farm Credit System, owned by its member‐borrowers. The Association has more than 22,000 members and over $5.6 billion in loans outstanding. Horizon Farm Credit serves Delaware, Pennsylvania, and parts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia by providing farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. Learn more at horizonfc.com
Delaware Valley University
700 East Butler Avenue
Doylestown, PA 18901
One of the leading academic institutions in the Northeast, DelVal is a small, close-knit university known for its innovative use of experiential (hands-on) learning. The approach began over a century ago, inspired by our founder’s focus on “science with practice.”
LAMPIRE Biological Laboratories, Inc.
P.O. Box 270 Pipersville, PA 18947
LAMPIRE Biological Laboratories was founded on the principle that each and every customer is entitled to our best effort at all times and that each employee consciously and constantly strives to improve that effort.
We believe our customers are the life-blood of our business and deserve the most courteous and attentive treatment we can give them.
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
P.O. Box 8736
Camp Hill, PA 17001-8736
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most effective grassroots agriculture advocacy organization helping to shape the future of farming by representing the industry’s interest at the local, state and national levels of government. Our members network to develop and advocate public policy positions that bring a united voice on behalf of those that provide the food and fiber on which we all depend regardless if grown in rural or urban areas of the state. We also inform existing and future consumers about the importance of agriculture through ag literacy efforts in our schools and public outreach events. PFB’s mission is “Growing Communities with Many Voices and United Vision.”
PA State Grange
26 CJEMS Lane
Mifflintown, PA 17059
The Grange (Patrons of Husbandry) is a fraternal family organization dedicated to the betterment of the American way of life through community service, education, legislation and fellowship. The Grange includes members of all ages and specifically has programs for Juniors (ages 5-14), Youth (ages 14-23) and Young Adults (ages 23-35). The Grange represents approximately 7,200 Pennsylvanians across the Commonwealth. It is the oldest agricultural and rural advocacy organization of its kind in the United States. The National Grange representing about 200,000 members, began in 1867 and the PA State Grange was chartered in 1873.
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
100 N 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
PHS believes in the power of horticulture to make positive social and environmental change. As a community, we invest our time, passion, money, and gardens in our cause.
PHS was founded in 1827. While many things have changed for us over time, our main focus has not wavered. In 2019, PHS adopted Vision 2027, a new strategy that fully commits PHS to using horticulture to advance the health and well-being of the Greater Philadelphia region. Driven by a diverse community of more than 300,000 supporters, volunteers, and gardeners, PHS uses all its activities to advance four impact priorities:
Creating healthy living environments
Increasing access to fresh food
Expanding economic opportunity
Building meaningful social connections
Center for Dairy Excellence
2301 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
With the dairy industry contributing more than 52,000 jobs and $12.6 billion to Pennsylvania’s economy each year, the Center for Dairy Excellence (CDE) provides grants, resources and programming to help dairy farmers remain competitive, successful and financially stable. The decisions a dairy farmer makes today can impact their success in the future.
The Center for Dairy Excellence is a non-profit organization initiated by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture in 2004. Bringing together people from more than 40 different dairy organizations in Pennsylvania, the Center’s mission is to enhance the profitability of the dairy industry by empowering people, creating partnerships, and increasing the availability and use of resources.
At the broader industry level, the Center serves as the catalyst developing opportunities and addressing challenges within the state. From ensuring dairy’s voice in the regulatory discussion to shaping the conversation around innovation and reinvestment in the processing sector, the Center is focused on strengthening dairy in Pennsylvania.