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Organic Farming Sustains Popularity Despite High Costs

By 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.

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Food Safety Guidelines Could Alter Sustainable Farm

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 12:43 pm

A new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the FDA may pose a challenge to farmers who are using an alternative fertilizer.

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Buchholz Students Plant Produce In Education Training Program

By on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 9:29 am

Student participants of the Growing Education Training program in Alachua County help plant and maintain produce at Cymplify Central. Their produce will be served at Cymply Fresh, a new Gainesville restaurant opening in mid-November.

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GIFT Gardens sprouting up across Alachua County to feed hungry

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Florida Organic Growers’ GIFT Gardens are combatting hunger in Alachua County.

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Gator CSA program returns for third year

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: October 18, 2012 at 9:43 am

For the third year in a row, once a week, two locations on the University of Florida campus will transform into local food markets.

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Gainesville gardeners recognize World Food Day

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Alachua County gardeners and farmers will recognize World Food Day on Oct. 16 with a two-part gardening and movie event.

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