Growing the next generation of Jersey farmers

Baby boomers are ready to pass the torch, but are today’s young farmers ready to take it? Chelsea Consalo, vice president of Consalo Family Farms at just 24, thought long and hard before joining her family’s produce and blueberry farm, which spans two locations in Vineland and Egg Harbor City and was founded in 1927. Now she and her brother AJ, 22, work alongside their parents. Consalo handles everything from personnel training to food safety. “It’s a huge learning curve,” she says “But we want to see the place succeed.”

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Before looking ahead to New Jersey's 2017 fall produce season, Tom Consalo, vice president of The Freshwave, reflected on the summer season to date. "It's been an interesting summer," he told The Produce News on a ...

Baby boomers are ready to pass the torch, but are today's young farmers ready to take it? Chelsea Consalo, vice president of Consalo Family Farms at just 24, thought long and hard before joining her family's produce a...

In recognition for its work to take voluntary and proactive measures to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future, Consalo Family Farms received an Environmental Stewardship Program award from the New Je...



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