It's summer time, and SJC has turned up the heat!
***Our event has been POSTPONED until 2022 due to health concerns***
Datil peppers are an iconic, heirloom tradition in St. Johns County. In 2013, St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners ... READ MORE
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video: Day 3
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 3: Pappy’s Patch
What is agritourism?
As many of us know, tourism is Florida's number one industry! Agriculture is our number 2 industry in the state. Agritourism may sound like ... READ MORE
So my IFAS blog is moving ... sort of. I have several pages I've created over the last few years that I'm re-posting now as actual blog posts. This post covers agritourism-related resources for Extension agents, producers, and other educators ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Hastings Agriculture Extension Center (HAEC) accomplished a challenging feat and grew sweet corn during this wet fall weather. Two phases (0.84 acres each) of 8 different commercial varieties of sweet corn were planted on August ... READ MORE
COVID-19 has already had significant impacts on our food systems and you may be wondering what the Governor's new "stay at home order" means for your agritourism and u-pick operation.
Governor DeSantis and his team used the Department ... READ MORE
We need farm and food businesses to keep providing us with fresh foods. Local growers are taking extra precautions to reduce risks on their farms, and farm visitors have a responsibility to use safe practices too. If visitors are not respectful ... READ MORE
Many workplaces, schools, and social venues have been shut down. One thing remains: Everyone still needs to eat. It’s more critical than ever to keep domestic farming, ranching and associated food processing, packing, and distribution up and ... READ MORE
By Kim Scotto-Kelley
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For the second year in a row, students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) geomatics program are partnering with a Florida family farm to promote agritourism.
The Single ... READ MORE