We have witnessed tremendous resilience among Northeast producers these past few months, and as summer kicks into full swing, it’s important to to thank and support local farmers, commercial fishermen and forest products producers.
Ag businesses’s commitment to providing local communities with access to fresh food during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t faltered. Learn how some ag retail business are adapting to the current environment to service their customers and communities.
The vegetable industry is perhaps the most diverse industry that Farm Credit East finances, with producers varying in size and business tenure, along with the wide range of crops grown. There is also quite an array of markets – from wholesale to processors and grocery stores, to farm stands, farm markets and other forms of direct-to-consumer. So what's the outlook for this diverse industry in 2017?
As summer passes its midway point, many Northeast farms are bountiful with the fruits of producers’ labors, and it’s a great time to visit your nearest farmers’ market, roadside farm stand, winery or other retail location for the season’s farm fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products, wine and more.