Oh the joys of a local Farmer’s Market. I’ve been a farmer’s market attendee since I can remember. I spent many Saturday mornings strolling down a blocked off street, going from vendor to vendor spending the $10 or so my ... READ MORE
When and Where?
Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:30PM
UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium (250 W County Home Rd, Sanford, FL, 32773)
Register in advanced using the google form. Free food will be provided to those that register ... READ MORE
Food Preservation Saves You Money
If you are like me, you may get a little overzealous at the farmer’s market or grocery store when the produce is looking extra fresh and crisp. Maybe there is a great ‘buy two, get the third free’ deal ... READ MORE
Locally grown strawberries in the winter may seem ludicrous to most people in the United States but this isn’t the case for folks living in Central Florida. One of the benefits of living in the humid subtropical climate of Central ... READ MORE
What is the idea?
The average person is far removed from how their food gets from the farm to their plate. However, we have learned there are lots of ways to get connected with local agriculture, especially here in Seminole County. This might ... READ MORE
Where can I buy locally grown food?
Seminole County has a rich history in agriculture. There is a huge diversity of types of farms locally. Both big and small, Seminole County is home to over 400 farms that grow vegetables, cattle, strawberries, ... READ MORE
Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services ... READ MORE
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video: Day 5
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 5: South Seminole Farm and Nursery
Florida's nursery industry ranks second in the U.S. next to California. There are over 7,000 registered nurseries in the state providing more ... READ MORE
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video: Day 2
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 2: Ed Yarborough Ranch, Inc.
Livestock is an important component of Florida agriculture. About 15.6% of all the land in Florida is improved pasture, rangeland and woodland used ... READ MORE
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Video: Day 3
2021 Virtual Farm Tour Day 3: Pappy’s Patch
What is agritourism?
As many of us know, tourism is Florida's number one industry! Agriculture is our number 2 industry in the state. Agritourism may sound like ... READ MORE