SEPC’s STEP-UPP class visits southern Florida

The Southeast Produce Council’s 2015 STEP-UPP class traveled to southern Florida April 7-10 to visit a variety of well-known produce facilities and farms as part of the program’s ongoing learning experience for class members to develop a greater understanding of the fresh produce industry. To read more…

James Spears of Food City and a member of this year’s STEP-UPP class in an avocado grove.

James Spears of Food City and a member of this year’s STEP-UPP class in an avocado grove.

Tom Page (standing left) and Faye Westfall (standing right), coordinators of the Southeast Produce Council’s STEP-UPP program, with this year’s STEP-UPP class: (standing) Andrew Kemp of A&A Produce Co., Chris Kaszanits of BiLo/Winn Dixie, Codie Hair of United Supermarkets, (center) Eric Edwards of Harps, James Spears of Food City, Kevin Cazeaux of Rouses Supermarkets, (kneeling) Alison Rennie of Miitary Produce Group, Heather Hart of Freshfields Farm and Mayra Vazquez of Latin Specialties. More photos available here.

Tom Page (standing left) and Faye Westfall (standing right), coordinators of the Southeast Produce Council’s STEP-UPP program, with this year’s STEP-UPP class: (standing) Andrew Kemp of A&A Produce Co., Chris Kaszanits of BiLo/Winn Dixie, Codie Hair of United Supermarkets, (center) Eric Edwards of Harps, James Spears of Food City, Kevin Cazeaux of Rouses Supermarkets, (kneeling) Alison Rennie of Miitary Produce Group, Heather Hart of Freshfields Farm and Mayra Vazquez of Latin Specialties. More photos available here.

Mayra Vazquez of Latin Specialties and a member of this year’s STEP-UPP class talked with Kristy Sanchez of Brooks Tropicals.

Mayra Vazquez of Latin Specialties and a member of this year’s STEP-UPP class talked with Kristy Sanchez of Brooks Tropicals.