Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association



Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association

An Association of Commercial Vegetable, Potato and Berry Growers

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association is the voluntary trade association for commercial vegetable, potato and berry growers in Pennsylvania with over 965 members across the Commonwealth and beyond. The Association publishes its own monthly newsletter and co-sponsors the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention as well as twilight meetings, field/market tours, field days, and regional grower meetings. Besides providing these grower educational opportunities, the Association funds vegetable and berry research, represents growers interest in the public arena and helps promote growers products as detailed elsewhere on this website.

Our Mission

To serve Pennsylvania’s commercial vegetable, potato and berry growers through education, research, advocacy and promotion.

Our Vision

To be the driving force in ensuring the future viability of the commercial vegetable, potato and berry industries in Pennsylvania.

PVGA is an association of commercial vegetable, potato and berry growers and allied industry personnel dedicated to:

  • Providing educational resources and opportunities for its members
  • Supporting practical research
  • Promoting growers and their products
  • Representing the interests of the Pennsylvania vegetable, potato and berry industries
  • Providing special services for members

The Association is governed by an eighteen-member volunteer Board of Directors who are elected by the General Membership in a mail ballot.  The Board of Directors in turn elects from its membership the President, two Vice Presidents and the Secretary-Treasurer, who along with the Past President comprise the Executive Committee.