2024 Leadership Program

The EPC Leadership Program is a professional development experience for Produce Professionals who have less than 10 years of experience in the industry.

The goal is to provide those selected for the program the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge from both classroom and field experience. 15 people will be selected for this program.

Deadline to Apply:
January 26th, 2024

Accepted Applicants Will Be Notified By:
February 23rd, 2024

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11th Annual
James & Theresa Nolan
Family Foundation
and EPC Scholarship 2024

Deadline to Apply:
Friday, April 19th

Winner to be Announced:
Tuesday, May 21st

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2023 New York
Produce Show & Conference

Thank You!

Thank you for supporting this year’s New York Produce Show and Conference.
It could not have succeeded without your support!

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EPC Leadership Class Gains Field Experience at Hionis Greenhouses and Rutgers Snyder Research and Extension Farm

The fifth Eastern Produce Council (EPC) Leadership Class had a chance to get their boots on the ground at Hionis Greenhouses in Whitehouse Station, NJ, and the Clifford E. and Melda C. Snyder Research and Extension Farm at Rutgers University located near Pittstown, NJ, on October 3 as part of the ongoing EPC leadership education program.

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EPC Hosts Tailgate at MetLife Stadium!

Kicking off the EPC’s fall season of events, on September 19th members enjoyed a night at MetLife Stadium sponsored by the Idaho Potato Commission, Oppenheimer, and Zespri. Those that were able to get there early were treated to a tour of the Stadium.

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Eastern Produce Council Hosts 48th Annual Golf Outing

The Eastern Produce Council hosted its 48th Annual Golf Outing Tuesday, June 13th, at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg, NJ.  It was a gorgeous spring day on the links with EPC members and friends.

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NJDA Hosts Annual BBQ at Demarest Farm
EPC/Nolan Family Foundation Scholarship Awarded

The New Jersey Department of Agriculture hosted the Eastern Produce Council's Annual BBQ at Demarest Farm in Hillsdale, NJ, on Tuesday, May 23rd. Now entering its 39th year, “Jersey Fresh” is still considered one of the most successful programs of its kind in the nation. One of the most popular and well attended meetings every year, there was a great turnout of EPC members, NJDA staff, and New Jersey farmers, growers, and shippers in attendance.

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South Carolina Department of Agriculture and EPC Hosts April Meeting

Pictured above are members of the EPC Board and South Carolina Department of Agriculture Representatives. 

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Thank you to all those who attended our Annual Gala and supported our Ad Journal this year. 

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The 2023 EPC Leadership Class

The EPC proudly announces its 2023 Leadership Class, a professional development program that provides an opportunity for participants to grow and gain valuable knowledge from experiences both in the field and in the classroom.

Schedule of Events

March 21st - Visit to Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market and Holt Logistics at the Port of Gloucester, NJ.

April 25th - Food Safety Modernization Act Seminar at Top Golf in Edison, NJ, prior to EPC Membership Event.

October 3rd - New Jersey Field Trips to Hionis Greenhouses and Rutgers Snyder Research Farm & Classroom Experience with Rutgers’ Adjunct Professor.

Dec 5th-7th - Attend New York Produce Show Seminar, Cocktail Party, Keynote Breakfast, and Trade Show in New York City.

 

 

 

 
 
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