The PMA and United Fresh Produce say they had a “candid dialogue” with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials about the Farmers to Families Food Box Program and expressed hope that
Liability protection for employers and business owners is being sought by Senate Republicans in the next coronavirus assistance bill.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning another round of contracts for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, according to an administrator of the program who touted its successes
The United Fresh Produce Association and Produce Marketing Association has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to include them in any revisions or evaluations of the Farmers to Families Food
Staying connected to members is always a goal for industry associations, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made it very difficult to do so with typical events.
The Produce Marketing Association and Partnership for a Healthier America introduced the COVID-19 Fresh Food Fund to distribute fresh produce to people in need during the pandemic.
The Packer’s Tom Karst visited on March 26 with Richard Owen, vice president of global membership and engagement for the Produce Marketing Association.