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Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More

Tampa Bay COVID-19 Update: Helpful Information and Resources

The following is reprinted from the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council. They are updating this page daily. Taking into consideration reported cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infections in Florida, the Tampa Bay EDC is providing resources to our partners,… Read More

Giving Back During the Season of Giving

Service Learning Part 3: Giving Back During the Holidays During the holidays, many people begin to think about how they can give back to their communities, even in a small way.  Many people donate money, time, food, or… Read More

Plastic in My Toothpaste?!

I didn’t use this title just to catch your attention; I used this title because it’s true. Some toothpaste products actually contain tiny pieces of plastic. Often the “stuff” that makes your toothpaste look pretty is really plastic… Read More

Erika reminds us “Preparation is Key”!

Folks, a lot remains uncertain with Tropical Storm Erika as she passes over the Dominican Republic this afternoon, August 28, 2015. However, one thing we do know for certain- you can never be too prepared! Below are some… Read More

It’s National Invasive Species Awareness Week!!!

National Invasive Species Awareness Week is a great opportunity for residents and visitors of Florida to learn about non-native species posing a threat to the State’s economy and environment. According to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, every… Read More

Water-Wise Landscaping Information

Water-Wise Landscaping Class Schedule Water-Wise Landscaping classes presented by Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ experts in Pinellas County feature a different set of topics each month, focused on helping you create an attractive landscape that conserves water at the same time. Each workshop features… Read More