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Local farmers use overhead irrigation systems and high tents to protect their blueberry buds and blooms from the winter weather.
As the number of food insecure households rise, local food banks see a rapid decline in food supply from Florida’s government grant program.
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.
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.
Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.
Tempo Bistro to Go is one of 18 restaurants and other local businesses that recycle their food scraps in partnership with Gainesville Compost.
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 […]