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Village Farms distributes healthful snacks at fundraiser

Village Farms, Heathrow, Fla., participated in the 15th Annual Cars for the Cure fundraiser for the American Lung Association, handing out snacking tomatoes to the crowd.

Didn't go to GOPEX? You'll wish you did after seeing this

You typically don’t go to a fresh produce expo because of the hotel.

Tattooed leadership expert captures the crowd at GOPEX

Todd Dewett captured the crowd from the start.

Tomatoes flourish in foodservice

A healthy foodservice industry translates to a robust Florida tomato business, said Michael Schadler, deputy manager of the Maitland-based Florida Tomato Committee.

Florida Citrus Mutual hires Matt Joyner

Florida Citrus Mutual has hired Matt Joyner as director of government relations.

Florida strawberry crop on schedule

Growers are optimistic about this year’s Florida strawberry crop.

Reggie Brown: From 4-H to negotiating trade

From raising chickens for a  4-H project to representing Florida tomato growers, Reggie Brown has been dedicated to Florida’s agricultural industry.

FFVA names Mike Joyner president

NAPLES, Fla. — The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has named Mike Joyner as its new president.

Mike Stuart to be inducted into the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame

Mike Stuart, who is retiring from the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association after 26 years, will be inducted into the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame in 2019.
Sep 21, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Florida

Student group Taste of Immokalee stresses local

A group of Florida high school students are using tomatoes grown by Lipman Family Farms to make products that highlight Immokalee’s agricultural offerings.
Aug 21, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Florida