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As winter crops are planted, Florida’s Congressional delegation demands protections against Mexican imports

By John Haughey, The Center Square Both Florida’s U.S. senators and two-thirds of the state’s 27-member Congressional delegation are lobbying the Biden administration to protect domestic …
Second Harvest's popular "A Spoon Full of Hope" product line unveils new cookie flavors; Culinary Training Program available
Purchasing their soup, honey or cookies helps fund the 16-week Culinary Training Program for economically challenged adults who want to pursue a sustainable career in the food industry These …
Three Odd Guys Brewing: Building a community one beer at a time
By Tristan Robinson, Interning Correspondent for The Apopka Voice “What makes a beer good is the taste. What makes a beer great is its ability to bring people together.” - Three Odd Guys …
A trip to Fox Valley Farm and Hopyard: The Hoppiest place on Earth
By Matthew Hughes, Interning Correspondent with The Apopka Voice At 2905 Junior Avenue in Apopka, you will find the Fox Valley Farm and Hopyard; a five-acre piece of land rich with fresh fruits and …

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Orange Co. reports decrease percentage of viral COVID remnants in wastewater; rental assistance still available; Magical Dining Month details
From the Orange County Newsroom As of Sunday, September 12, 2021, the Florida Department of Health is reporting that Orange County’s 14-day rolling positivity rate is 13.31 percent. Additional …
Second Harvest asks supporters to help "Stock the Shelves" for Hunger Action Month
Thousands of Central Floridians continue seeking food assistance, and your help is vital From Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is …
What do you call meat if it’s grown in a lab?
From The Hustle What do you call a hamburger when the cow it came from is still alive? That’s what the Department of Agriculture (USDA) would like to know. Cell-based meat -- AKA lab-grown, …
A Healthy Table virtual workshop returns with holiday meal prep
By Kirsten Romaguera, UF/IFAS It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is just around the corner again, and many people will look forward to cooking festive meals. “A Healthy Table, …
Do brown or blue eggs taste different than white eggs?
By Jennifer Fox, Fox Valley Farm & Hopyard One of the most popular questions we get asked by visitors to our farm is about the color of our eggs: Do the different colors have a different taste? …
Second Harvest Food Bank calls Central Floridians to action: Sign petition; urge Florida to take $820M federal assistance to feed children in need
2 million low income children at risk of food insecurity as Florida is poised to pass up millions in federal food assistance From Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida The state of …
Florida restaurants alarmed as resurgent pandemic leaves tables empty
By John Haughey, The Center Square Just as post-pandemic normalcy appeared within reach, the delta variant that fueled a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic this summer is changing consumer behavior “in …
Fox Valley Farm & Hopyard: A fresh new approach to farming in Apopka
Take some time this Saturday and bridge the gap between old and new Apopka. Have a beer, meet a chicken, and maybe take home a few gifts. From Staff Reports For decades, farms were the backbone of …
Apopka’s Restaurant Scene Is Elevating Itself To New Heights - Or Has It Always Been Great?
Opinion | Food & Drink By Cindy Cummings Some of the best small eateries in Florida can be found in Apopka. Orlando Weekly highlights Cafe Verona on Edgewood Drive and The Catfish Place, on …
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida participates in 'Food is Medicine' training program
Medically tailored meals will be designed by a registered dietitian nutritionist and reflect an appropriate, evidence-based dietary therapy for illnesses such as cancer, cardiac disease, diabetes and …
New Publix opens at Kelly Park Crossing
The wait is finally over. After submitting concept plans in 2017, Publix has opened a new store at the Kelly Park Crossing Shopping Center. It is the third Publix to open in Apopka. The 48,387 …
Aloha, Apopka: Kona Poké restaurant coming to Colonial Shoppes Plaza
From Staff Reports Kona Poké, the Hawaiian-themed restaurant established in 2019, announced it's coming to Apopka by late 2021, a change from their first planned opening for summer 2020. The …
Even a pandemic couldn't stop Clinton Stanley and Yumma BBQ from thriving in South Apopka
The People of South Apopka: Clinton Stanley By Yasmene Warren, Interning Correspondent with The Apopka Voice Barbecue. There is nothing like fire-cooked meat on a smoking-hot grill to bring people …
Tips For Choosing The Right Coffee Pod For You
By Allen Brown Coffee pods are an easy way to make coffee at home or in the office. They're great for coffee drinkers on the go who want a quick coffee fix, but don't have time to brew it themselves. …
From Strength To Strength: Apopka’s Seafood Eateries Just Keep Getting Better
By Cindy Cummings Florida has long been known as the “fishing capital of the world”. It’s no wonder then that Apopka is home to a number of popular seafood eateries. Something Fishy and The …