Florida farmers make it easy for everyone to eat fresh produce year-round. Due to the milder climate in the Sunshine State, fruits and vegetables grown in Florida are generally available earlier than those produced in other states.
Florida watermelon production starts in the Immokalee region in mid-April and moves to central and northern Florida in mid- to late May. […]
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam encourages innovative chefs in 9th through 12th grades to enter the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ “Fresh From Florida” Student Chef Cook-Off. […]