|November 4, 2016||Posted by Issac Morgan under Agriculture, Business, Education, Events, FAPC, Farms, Food, Gardening, Green, Horticulture, Kids, Marketing, News, Produce|
People travel to Florida from all corners of the world to experience fun in the sun at one of its sandy beaches, and to explore its rich culinary scene! Fresh From Florida has the inside scoop on fine dining and delicious recipes offered on its website, featuring a variety of Florida commodities that are available […] continue reading
|February 23, 2016||Posted by Morgan Edwards under Agriculture, Education, Events, Kids|
On February 18th, Florida FFA members from across the state gathered in Tallahassee for a day at the Capitol. This educational event provided students the opportunity to tour various parts of the city, as well as the Florida Historic Capitol Museum and the current Capitol building. FFA members also visited with their legislators to share […] continue reading
|October 6, 2015||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Education, Events, FAPC, Farms, Healthy Eating, Kids, Produce, Uncategorized|
“Fresh From Florida” member Sweetwater Organic Community Farm will celebrate this year’s grand opening of “Sweetwater Sundays” farmers market on Sunday, October 18. Now in its tenth year, the farmers market will run every Sunday, except for Easter Sunday, through May 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. Sweetwater Organic Community Farm is an urban organic […] continue reading
|September 23, 2015||Posted by Arlette under Agriculture, Education, Events, FAPC, Farms, Healthy Eating, Kids, News, Produce, Uncategorized, Wine|
Consumer demand for locally grown foods and agritourism activities continue to rise. According to the USDA’s 2012 Census of Agriculture, farmers’ markets in the United States have expanded by 180 percent since 2006, and on-farm agritourism events have increased by 24 percent since 2007. What is agritourism? The definition according to our Florida Statutes “means […] continue reading
|August 13, 2015||Posted by Arlette under Agriculture, Cattle, Education, Farms, Kids, News, Uncategorized|
The Florida Agriculture Museum is pleased to announce an addition to their Cracker cattle herd with the birth of a handsome red bull calf. Florida Cracker cattle are a part of Florida’s living history, being descendents of the first European breeds of cattle to arrive in the Americas. The Florida Cracker cattle breed is still quite […] continue reading
|July 17, 2015||Posted by Arlette under Education, Events, Gardening, Green, Healthy Eating, Horticulture, Kids, Nutrition, Produce, Uncategorized|
It seems as if everyone is going green these days. Home builders are building green homes, apartment dwellers are planting gardens on rooftops. We’re saving our rainwater, composting our garbage and using natural fibers for our clothes. There are hundreds of ways we can all save energy, and use our current resources more efficiently. And […] continue reading
|June 30, 2015||Posted by Arlette under Advertising, Agriculture, Cooking, Education, Events, FAPC, Farms, Gardening, Kids, Produce|
Everyone knows that summertime is fun time! And this year, Madison County is continuing the summer fun tradition. So grab your water bottles, lawn chairs and sun screen and come to the 3rd Annual Madison County Agritourism Fest. It will be held on Saturday, July 11 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Clarke’s Midway Mixed […] continue reading
Everyone knows that summertime is fun time! And this year, Madison County is continuing the summer fun tradition. So grab your water bottles, lawn chairs and sun screen and come to the 3rd Annual Madison County Agritourism Fest. It will be held on Saturday, July 11 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Clarke’s Midway Mixed Farm in Lee, Florida.
Look for seed saving demonstrations, a performance from the Madison County Boy’s Choir, farm tours, cooking demonstrations and food tastings from Chef Shac the culinary maestro of the Hi Fi Café in Tallahassee, Florida.
Sure, it’s the middle of summer and it may be hot. But that won’t keep the Madison County Agritourism Fest from being a lot of fun while providing opportunities to learn about north Florida agriculture. For details visit their Facebook page or call (850) 673-8516.