At one point in my life I made homemade soup daily. At first it was an unwelcome chore done early in the morning for our café. We no longer have the café. I miss making soup. Moreover, I miss people’s reaction to a delicious and creative ... READ MORE
What is Amorphophallus paeoniifolius?
A novelty plant in Southwest Florida, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius (A. paeoniifolius) is a favorite of eclectic plant collecting gardeners. Examples of common names are Elephant Foot Yam, Sweet Yam, ... READ MORE
FloridAgriculture eNews, August 2020 , Florida Farm Bureau
Contributing Author: Jessica Mendes Ryals
Sustainable Food Systems Agent, UF/IFAS Extension, Collier County
The coronavirus is not over. However, slowly ... READ MORE
If you have some kitchen skills and are looking for a way to make some money, a small-scale food business might pay off.
Florida’s Cottage Food Law allows you to make certain foods in your home kitchen to sell without registering your kitchen ... READ MORE
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
Demystifying Florida Food Regulations – Roundtable of federal and state food regulators and open discussion.
Interested in starting a Food Business in Florida?
Food regulations can be complex to understand and uncertainties ... READ MORE
What is the Culinary Accelerator @ Immokalee?
The Culinary Accelerator @ Immokalee is a membership-based commercial kitchen where members can select from a range of customized hours and plans to prepare, cook and package their culinary ... READ MORE
Question: I'm an entrepreneur looking to start a food product related business in Collier County. But where do I start? How can I find information on business planning, product development and regulations? And what process do I need to go through ... READ MORE
Interested in growing your own small food related business? Agents Roy Beckford and Jennifer Hagen of the Lee County Extension Office can help.
The Urban Gardening and Micro-Business class series will introduce practical and technical concepts ... READ MORE
Interested in starting a new food related business in Lee County but confused as to what regulatory agency regulates what in Florida?
There are three main agencies that regulate food establishments in Florida: the Department of Health, ... READ MORE