Category: Food Safety

Event: Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting November 5th

We are pleased to announce the Southwest Florida Small Farmers Network Meeting @ Oakes Demo Farm in Naples, FL WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2018 TIME: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM WHERE: Oakes Demo Farm, Deer Run Lane, Naples, FL 34120… Read More

Global Handwashing Day: Old-Fashioned Soap and Water Best Way to Prevent Illness, UF Professor Says

It’s a dirty truth: many people don’t wash their hands as often as they should. And that’s a problem when it comes to preventing disease, especially outbreaks of foodborne illness, says a University of Florida professor. “Washing your… Read More

UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Fall Canning – Jams & Jellies

  WHAT: Fall Canning Workshop – Jams & Jellies DATE: October 27, 2018 TIME: 9:00am – Noon LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person To register, please call Samantha Kennedy at (850) 926-3931.  … Read More

Selling Honey Under Florida’s Cottage Food Law

What is the buzz around Florida’s Cottage Food law? Are you a Florida beekeeper and interested in selling your honey under cottage food law but uncertain of the rules and regulations? Beekeepers are permitted to sell raw honey… Read More

Keep Your Eye on Potatoes

Potatoes are one of America’s most popular vegetables.  Whether baked, boiled, microwaved, steamed or fried, they are a favorite complement to most any meal.  They are delicious and nutrient-dense, containing essential nutrients important for good health.  Potatoes are… Read More