The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
We all have to eat. And we have to get our food somewhere. While it may be easy to run down the street to the grocery store, the freshest and best tasting foods often come from your local Farmers’ Market. There are benefits to shopping at ... READ MORE
Starting an agribusiness? Before beginning, you must first determine if a potential location complies with local ordinances and zoning requirements.
As you begin, create a good working relationship with both the County Tax Assessor's ... READ MORE
By Holly Abeels, Sea Grant Agent
Aquaponics is a fast growing segment of aquaculture. It is a sustainable food production system that combines conventional aquaculture, the raising of aquatic animals such as food fish or aquarium fish, ... READ MORE