Northeast producers farm more than 12 million acres and are responsible for producing almost every part of the traditional Thanksgiving meal. As we come together this Thanksgiving and celebrate with the bounty of food on our tables, be sure to also celebrate the farmers and producers who make such a feast possible year after year.
Farm Credit East’s Customer Appreciation Meetings provided an opportunity for CEO Lipinski to reflect on his tenure, a chance for members to hear from their Board of Directors and introduced attendees to incoming CEO Mike Reynolds. Read some of the highlights from this year’s meeting.
LaJoie Growers, LLC, started growing beets in 2006 and were impressed with how the vegetable thrived in Maine’s cool climate. One test kitchen and many trials later, this family has turned the ordinary vegetable into a unique value-added product.
As Thanksgiving approaches, we checked in to find out what some of our employees are thankful for. From gratitude for our hardworking customers to appreciation of their fellow teammates and Farm Credit East culture, read what they had to say.