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  • Everything you need to know about fennel, the raw and the cooked, in 12 recipes

    Everything you need to know about fennel, the raw and the cooked, in 12 recipes
    There are few vegetables that are as closely identified with Southern California’s sunny winters as fennel. In some areas, in fact, it’s almost impossible to avoid — you can even find it sprouting in sidewalk cracks. The hillsides in Palos Verdes, of course, are covered in the stuff.
  • Has the farmers market movement peaked?

    Has the farmers market movement peaked?
    Have farmers markets become too plentiful for their own good? That’s a question farmers and market managers have been asking for several years. And now there’s evidence that suggests it may be so. A new study by the Department of Agriculture...

    Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics

    Labor Department settles complaint over its enforcement tactics
    Remember that case the federal Department of Labor pursued against a couple of Oregon blueberry growers, accusing them of underpaying their pickers? And the growers pushed back? Well, the feds settled with the growers earlier this week, finally copping to...

    Agriculture in Florida grows jobs: Front & Center

    For all the growth of tourism in Florida, and all the efforts by policy makers to expand higher-paying industries such as medical research and computer simulation, agriculture remains a large and vital part of the state's economy. The University of...

    Ethan Basore, TKM Bengard Farms harvest manager

    Ethan Basore, TKM Bengard Farms harvest manager
      Q. Congratulations for being named among the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group by the Florida Farm Bureau. What do you hope to learn from the two-year program? I hope to learn about other agricultural industries in our state. I hope to learn...