Category: Agriculture

Explore Local Farms and Foods for Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day

Written by Julia Soondar, Food Systems Intern, UF IFAS Extension- Osceola County On June 27th, Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day will be celebrated for the second time, as declared by the United Nations. This day is… Read More

Don’t miss Osceola County “you-pick” season!

It’s spring harvest time for pick-your-own fruit and vegetable farms in Osceola County. Blueberries, peaches, blackberries, and lots of vegetables are available this season. Harvest seasons are short, so plan your picking days now!  Why support local agriculture?… Read More

Attracting backyard butterflies, bees, and birds

Celebrate National Pollinator Week- June 17-23, 2019 and plant a paradise for pollinators in your yard! Florida crops like watermelon, cucumber, blueberry, and strawberry depend on pollinating insects for abundant, high quality fruit. Many wild plants that provide… Read More