(Jan. 28) The La Mirada, Calif.-based Fresh Produce & Floral Council is encouraging industry members who plan to attend its Northern California luncheon at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton Feb. 3, to bring along donations of non-perishable items like canned goods, bags of croutons, salad toppings, fruit rolls and nuts to be donated to the Alameda County Food bank.

For more on the event, which will feature the retail panel discussion, “Know Your Northern California Market,” visit www.fpfc.org or call 714-739-0177.