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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

Creating a directory to sell directly to FL consumers during COVID-19 outbreak


April 7, 2020

Many of the traditional markets for the distribution of goods to consumers have been disrupted during the COVID-19 outbreak. It would be ideal to have a way to connect the consumers and the producers so we can all help each other during this ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Alachua, Covid-19, FarmingAlachua, Horticulture, Local, UF IFAS Extension

Industry Spotlight: Do Good Farm


August 6, 2019

Located in Winter Garden, Do Good Farm’s mission is to end hunger and malnutrition through education and training for individuals and their communities. Do Good Farm was created to not only grow organic, healthy food but to teach people how ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Chickens, Community, Farming, Florida Natives, Garden, Green, Healthy, Local, Non-profit, Organic, Permaculture, Service, Sustainable

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