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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


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

Fresh Access Bucks: Farmers Markets and SNAP Unite


January 11, 2018

Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers' approach to addressing food access, affordability and nutrition education is unique in that it works with the full food system from producer to consumer. With almost five years of experience ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: EBT, Farmer's Market, Fruits, Health, Nutriton, SNAP, Vegetables

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