The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention will be held Jan. 29 to 31 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

This year’s convention will feature several pre-convention workshops, a farm market bus tour, a trade show with more than 165 exhibitors, and three full days of six or more concurrent educational sessions. More than 2,400 fruit, vegetable and berry growers and other industry representatives from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, and beyond, are expected to attend.

This year’s keynote speaker is Andy Masters, an award-winning author and international speaker who will inform and entertain with his presentation: Leadership Lessons from Hollywood.

Registration is required to attend the convention trade show and educational sessions, with discounted advance-purchase and walk-in registration fees offered. Preregistration is required to attend any of the pre-convention workshops or the tour. For more information, go to or call 717-677-4184 or 717-694-3596.

—by Jonelle Mejica