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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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  • Turning food passions into businesses

    Turning food passions into businesses
    Grandma's jam recipe may be a priceless family heirloom, but is it valuable enough to be a contender in the marketplace?
  • Central Florida can't get enough bacon: 2nd festival this weekend

    Central Florida can't get enough bacon: 2nd festival this weekend
    Welcome to the land of theme parks, resorts — and bacon. In 30 days, Central Florida has exalted the fruit of the swine at two major festivals. The Festival of Bacon at Orlando's Festival Park drew more than 9,000 pork proponents. Saturday's...

    Florida has info on charities

    Florida has info on charities
    During this season of giving, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is advising Floridians to check out a charity before sending any hard-earned money. If you’re unfamiliar with a nonprofit, the department can provide...

    South Florida chefs to represent state in Great American Seafood Cook-off

    South Florida chefs to represent state in Great American Seafood Cook-off
    Two South Florida chefs are headed to New Orleans this week to represent the state in the 10th annual Great American Seafood Cook-off. Jon Greening, executive chef at Deck 84 in Delray Beach, will compete Saturday against more than a dozen chefs, all...

    Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam celebrates School Breakfast Week in Orlando

    Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam celebrates School Breakfast Week in Orlando
    Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam visited Millennia Elementary this morning, handing out stickers and eating a meal of French toast, apples slices and milk with students to promote School Breakfast Week. “It was great to start the morning off...