What’s in season now? Although summer doesn’t officially start for a few more weeks farmers have been busy producing seasonal, summer fruits and vegetables. The seasonal vegetable guide for North Florida Produce has an abundance! ... READ MORE
It’s hard to believe that summer is almost here and the kids are out of school! Often times, when kids (and parents too) get away from their normal routine, poor eating and snacking habits creep in. It’s important for kids (and parents) ... READ MORE
Do you ever feel that burning, uncomfortable, and often painful feeling in your lower chest, sometimes spreading to the throat after eating? Most of us have experienced heartburn (acid reflux) at some point in our lives, dismissing it with ... READ MORE
Can you believe Florida fresh fruits and veggies are supplied to 160 countries around the globe! Particularly abundant right now are the vegetables commonly referred to as cruciferous vegetables. (However, many scientists are starting to ... READ MORE
Celebrating the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Nutrition Month each March is the perfect time to focus on your health needs and set new nutritional goals. A couple of key messages for this year’s theme include discovering new ... READ MORE
What’s in season now is certainly variable, location being a major influence in this area. Chances are, if you’re from a cold weather state and enjoying the Florida sunshine, expectations are a bit different than if you are from around ... READ MORE
Although cool weather certainly makes Floridians feel like they’re experiencing winter, Florida farms are working in overdrive this February producing agricultural products for a whole lot of people who, because of COLD weather, are not able ... READ MORE
Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of Americans, accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths? It has been called the “silent killer” because often there are no symptoms.
Your risk for heart disease can depend on many things. The ... READ MORE
Goodness, it is freezing cold in most parts of the country and Florida is gearing up for a record breaking harvest season!
According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Florida commercial farms rank second ... READ MORE
September 25, 2013
By Amy von Chamier
This year I took my son with me to buy seeds for the garden. We had just begun to develop a plot in a sunnier area and we had high hopes for getting things to grow there. ... READ MORE