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Northeast Agricultural Education Foundation


The Northeast Agricultural Education Foundation, Inc. (NAEF) functions as a private foundation to promote the development of agricultural leadership and a better understanding of agriculture and agricultural-related activities within the Northeastern United States. The primary goal of the Foundation is to support education and leadership training organizations dedicated to serving the interests of farmers and rural communities in the Northeast. The NAEF has been one of LEAD New York's largest and most loyal donors for nearly two decades, sponsoring several of the program's recent international seminars.

For further information, please visit the NAEF website.

Eastern Produce Council

Members of the EPC Board of Directors present a $5,000 check to Larry Van De Valk at their April 2019 annual Dinner Dance. Thank you EPC!

With a current membership of over 450 members, today's Eastern Produce Council is a thriving produce organization whose members include retailers, wholesale distributors, growers, vendors/brokers, logistics and transportation professionals, as well as, commodity groups, food service and other associations.

Today's EPC has broadened its scope to become the produce industry's premier resource for networking, education, business development, information source, and support for charitable causes in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Eastern Produce Council has generously supported the LEAD NY program for over 10 years.

For further information, please visit the EPC website.