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The relocation of the Union Street Farmers Market downtown location has brought changes for vendors. Charlie Lybrand, owner of Land of Flowers Farms and director of the market, said his business has decreased 50 percent since the move. Others saw increases.
The self-proclaimed ‘Wizard of Odd’ found a passion for selling hot sauces at farmer’s markets. Joe Di Vito found the career he loves after 40 years, and takes pleasure in telling stories — including how one of his sauces was inspired by a visit from a UFO.
Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville is closing Sunday for renovations. The renovations are expected to last one year and will include additions to the performance area, a new café, an informational kiosk and relocating an existing bus stop.
After learning about the Bo Diddley Community Plaza redevelopment efforts come early 2015, local Gainesville market vendors are raising concern about the possibility of being relocated to a different area.
As Florida’s weather continues to fluctuate, local farmers adapt in the aftermath of early January’s bitter-cold temperatures.
The Reitz Union drew students and vendors to its north lawn Thursday for its farmers market. Director Beth Thompson said she hoped the market’s low prices and unusual goods would draw plenty of students. This year, a vendor sold pumpkins […]
Alachua County gardeners and farmers will recognize World Food Day on Oct. 16 with a two-part gardening and movie event.
CashMobs have sprouted up throughout the United States and are modeled after Flash Mobs, events where large groups of people gather to celebrate artistic expression. Cash mobs add the element of supporting local businesses by encouraging people to spend money. […]
Earth Day, as most people know it, falls on April 22nd each year. But as WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, the University of Florida is getting a jump start on promoting sustainability with its Campus Earth Day. UF’s all-male acapella […]