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By Mary Francis on December 15th, 2014 | Last updated: December 15, 2014 at 4:03 pm
As the number of food insecure households rise, local food banks see a rapid decline in food supply from Florida’s government grant program.
By Billy Jean Louis on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:14 pm
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is fighting to decrease hunger and sustain the health of Florida residents. The FDACS has created a new digital map to help locate and determine which areas of Florida have the least amount of access to food and resources.
By Alexandrea DaCosta on April 17th, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 6:10 pm
North Central farmers are straying away from pesticide-filled, genetically engineered foods with an emphasis on organic practices. The number of organic farms has more than doubled in the past two years.
By Heather van Blokland on February 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 8:34 pm
Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.
By WUFT News on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm
Tempo Bistro to Go is one of 18 restaurants and other local businesses that recycle their food scraps in partnership with Gainesville Compost.
By Clint Holzapfel on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:05 pm
While much of the United States has been hit with drought, farmers in the Gainesville area have been able to dodge the bullet for now. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Clint Holzapfel reports, steady rains have helped the local produce markets […]