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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  • 420 Middle Rd
  • Hammonton NJ, 08037