Monthly Archives: November 2009
|November 18, 2009||Posted by admin under Business, Cooking, Healthy Eating, Produce|
Happy Freshgiving On November 24, 2009, “Fresh from Florida” will be in the downtown Tallahassee area hosting a giveaway to make your Thanksgiving a little more ‘fresh.’ The first 20 people to find us will receive a prize. Five of those lucky winners will each get a gift bag full of fresh produce and cooking […] continue reading
|November 18, 2009||Posted by admin under Agriculture, Cooking, FAPC, Produce, Recipes|
As a child growing up in Central Florida (shout out to DeLand!), there were kumquat trees growing throughout my neighborhood. It wasn’t until years later that I even realized there was a commercial crop of kumquats in Florida. The kumquat is an interesting little tropical citrus fruit. While it resembles an ovoid orange, the peel […] continue reading
|November 18, 2009||Posted by admin under Wine|
Every third Thursday in November a French wine promotion phenomenon happens – the release of the year’s Beaujolais Nouveau. This early release of wine from the Beaujolais region in France heralds in the flavors of the wine to follow. This light, fruity red is made quickly, leaving the wine free of the astringent tannins usually […] continue reading
|November 17, 2009||Posted by admin under Nutrition, Produce|
A recent study by researchers from Sahlgrenska University in Sweden suggests that women who eat vegetables every day while pregnant are less likely to have children whose blood produced the antibodies indicative of Type I diabetes development. I was a bit hesitant to share this information since the study is not conclusive. The researchers admit more studies need to […] continue reading
|November 17, 2009||Posted by admin under Cooking, Produce|
This way of cutting tomatoes is great for salsas, pasta or any recipe that calls for diced tomato. Here is the easiest way I know to de-seed and cut up a tomato. Always wash and dry produce before preparing. Remove any stem that may be attached to the tomatoes. With the stem side down for […] continue reading
|November 16, 2009||Posted by admin under Cooking, Produce, Recipes|
The peak avocado season has already passed, but they are still around, especially if you live in the South Florida area. To me avocados are one of those commodities that you have to learn to love – like an acquired taste. But that is just my opinion! Florida avocados have less than half the oil […] continue reading
|November 13, 2009||Posted by admin under News|
Here’s a recap of all Florida related news and information via our Twitter page! (@freshfromFL) State of Florida honors Jacksonville nursery business for sound conservation practices. Santa Rosa farmers reap big bucks from annual cotton harvest. Blueberries are highlighted on this year’s farm tour. Looking for a farmers’ market in the Tampa Bay area? Here […] continue reading
Here’s a recap of all Florida related news and information via our Twitter page! (@freshfromFL)
- State of Florida honors Jacksonville nursery business for sound conservation practices.
- Santa Rosa farmers reap big bucks from annual cotton harvest.
- Blueberries are highlighted on this year’s farm tour.
- Looking for a farmers’ market in the Tampa Bay area? Here is a great listing.
- Florida seafood available this week: Weather has limited harvest for a few days resulting in lack of plentiful seafood supply. Things should pick up next week.
- Chef Allen Susser bringing fresh Florida flavor to Ft. Lauderdale Airport.
- Know when you can get fresh Florida seafood such as: pompano, grouper & spiny lobster.
- Saddle up: South Korea comes to Ocala for Florida horses.
- Time to plant your “cool season” garden in Florida!