(Sept. 5) The Fresh Produce & Floral Council, La Mirada, Calif., plans to hold a Northern California membership luncheon Sept. 16 at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, according to a news release.

The guest speaker will be Bob Whitaker, chief science officer for the Produce Marketing Association. Master of ceremonies will be Steve Burnham, vice president of produce for Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc.

For information, call 714-739-0177.