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Find Your Frugal: Six tips to save money at the farmers market

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August 17, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide. In an ongoing effort to help people – from producers to consumers – weather ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: Brenda Marty-Jimenez, COVID, EBT, Farmer's Market, Find Your Frugal, Inflation, Produce, SNAP, UF IFAS Family And Consumer Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, Vendors

New tool helps strengthen local food systems

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August 12, 2022

Effective food systems– which include the people, processes and places involved with moving food from local farm to plates – provide equity, sustainability, profitability and resiliency to communities. UF/IFAS researchers conducted a study ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Community Food Systems, Farmer's Market, Farmers Markets, Food Policy, Food System, Food Systems, Local, Local Food, Local Markets, Small Urban Farm, Small Urban Farms, Toolkit, Urban Agriculture, Urban Food Production
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Pollinator Plants, Plant Clinic & Farmer’s Market


May 16, 2022

If you are interested in learning about pollinators and how to attract them to your garden and/or need help diagnosing a lawn, landscape or garden problem and want to purchase locally grown produce, we have two upcoming events for you. First, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Bees, Butterflies, Farmer's Market, Fresh Produce, Lawns, Plant Diagnostics, Pollinator Plants, Seminar, Soil Testing, Weeds

Sustainable Food and You! New Series in Manatee and Sarasota County

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June 22, 2021

Have you ever wondered how food shopping practices and consumption affects our environment and the planet? Would you like to learn how to select food options that support the community and are better for your health?   “Sustainable ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Farmer's Market, Food Is Our Middle Name, Nutrition And Health, Sustainable Food

COVID-19 and Cottage Food Operations: 10 Considerations


April 8, 2020

As Florida consumers are concerned about coronavirus, it is crucial that sanitation and hygiene best practices are followed. This is very important to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to help flatten the curve in our county and state. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Coronavirus, Cottage Food, Cottage Food Business, Cottage Food Operations, Cottage Food Operators, COVID 19 Considerations For Cottage Food Operators In FL, Covid-19, Essential Services And Activities, Farmer's Market, Fight Bac, Florida, Food Safety, Good Hygiene Practicies, Handwashing, Home Kitchen, In Home Sales, Personal Hygiene, Sanitation, Sanitation And Bleach, UF/IFAS Solutions

Beyond Cottage Food Products: What’s pH have to do with it?


April 24, 2019

Florida’s Cottage Food Law allows food entrepreneurs to use their home kitchen to produce food products that are considered not potentially hazardous. Gross sales for a cottage food operation must not exceed $50,000 annually, require no license ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety
Tags: Acidified, BBQ Sauce, Canned Food, Canned Fruits And Vegetables, Cottage Food, Farmer's Market, Flavored Oils, Food Business, Food Entrepreneurship, Food Safety, Hot Sauces, Low Acid, Marinades, Matt Krug, Pepper Jelly, PH, Pickles, Processing, Salsas, Sauces, Value Added

Celebrating Blueberries at the Volusia County Farmer’s Market


April 22, 2019

In April, the UF/IFAS Extension Commercial Horticulture, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Family Nutrition Program agents and staff teamed up to deliver a joint event serving hundreds of Volusia County residents at the Deland Farmers Market. Commercial ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Blueberries, Farmer's Market, Season, Youth

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