A rollicking casino night that raised $50,000 for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta on day one of the second annual Terry Vorhees Charity Golf Classic was just a build up to the main event. The following morning, some 130 Southeast Produce Council duffers raised another $50,000 on the esteemed grounds of Atlanta National Golf Club in Alpharetta, GA.
Despite Executive Director David Sherrod's worry that "we might Caddyshack the place up," there were no injuries and no arrests. Probably.
More than 130 Southeast Produce Council golfers descended on Alpharetta, GA, earlier this month for the second annual Terry Vorhees Charity Golf Classic, raising more than $100,000 for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
The festivities opened with a casino night and silent auction at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta.
The 90th annual Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention in Montreal was 72 hours of non-stop business April 15-17. But there was time for a little fun. In the last installment of our CPMA video series, we take a look at the social side of CPMA and soak up just a little of the savoir faire of Old Montreal.
Georgia might not be tops in production these days — that distinction belongs to South Carolina — but state mottos and license plates all agree it's still the Peach State. The Produce News recently visited Lane Southern Orchards in Fort Valley to get the scoop on this year's crop, which starts making its way to you right about now.
The 2015 Vidalia onion season officially got under way April 27. Earlier in the month we spent some time in the field with the people who've been growing Vidalias for decades, discovering the history and heritage behind the world's most famous onion.