This Thanksgiving Day, families and friends across the country will gather to show gratitude for our good fortune by sitting down together over a meal. Not just any meal, but a proper feast, with multiple courses, side dishes, appetizers and ... READ MORE
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
Proper Handwashing Can Reduce the Number of Harmful Microorganisms on Your Hands
Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect ourselves and families from getting sick. Germs are everywhere so you need to wash your hands often with soap and ... READ MORE
The Florida Cottage Food Law of 2011 has opened many opportunities for up-and-coming food entrepreneurs in the state. This allows individuals to manufacture, sell, and store certain types of food products in an unlicensed home kitchen located ... READ MORE
Farmers markets are growing in popularity due to the high demand for locally grown foods. Market farming is a great way to start a small farm business. It gives you the chance to interact with consumers directly and tell them about your products ... READ MORE
Do you dream of a small farm side hustle to test your business savvy and open up your financial opportunities for the future?
UF/IFAS Extension has just the guide for you!
The Florida Direct Marketing Handbook is an 88 page full color ... 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
One of the best part of my job at GCREC is hosting tour groups from local schools. We recently had the opportunity to entertain a group of 45 STEM students from a local school, R. Bruce Wagner, and we introduced them to something new called ... READ MORE