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A wake-up call in the fight against hunger

While other metrics show Florida is getting “back to normal” from a business standpoint, statistics on hunger are grim.
Farm Share to lead Florida efforts in nation's largest food drives, encourages Floridians to help “Stamp Out Hunger”
Farm Share, Florida’s largest independent food bank, invites Floridians to participate in the nation’s largest one-day food drive this Saturday, May 11th, by placing a bag of nonperishable food items by their mailboxes.
Blackberries in Florida may become even more nutritious in the future
UF/IFAS researchers are trying to breed and grow blackberries, which ripen in April, May and June in the Sunshine State.
Florida’s blueberry season means yummy fruit, courtesy of UF/IFAS and growers
UF/IFAS blueberry breeding research dates back to the 1950s and has a history of developing good-tasting, disease- and pest-resistant varieties.
The Culinary Health Institute on the 4Roots Farm Campus in the Orlando Packing District.
4Roots joins partners to establish Culinary Health Institute
In collaboration with founding partners AdventHealth, Florida Blue Foundation, and Gordon Food Service, CHI strives to understand how different growing methods impact nutrient quality and how consuming high-nutrient-quality foods can impact chronic illness. 
The Nauti Lobstah in Apopka.
Apopka's Nauti Lobstah wins Orlando Sentinel Foodie Award
The Nauti Lobstah, in the same location as the famed Catfish Place, won the 2024 Orlando Sentinel's Foodie Award earlier this month in the Critic's Choice for Seafood category.
UF vegetable garden.
Starting a farming business? UF/IFAS hosts virtual English and Spanish workshops for beginners 
“Farming is a Business” is designed for entrepreneurs interested in starting a farm business and for new farmers looking to expand their operations.
DoorDash Drivers are striking for tip transparency. Some drivers will refuse to work on the app to protest low wages and DoorDash's decision to remove a third-party app that allowed them to see their tips.
Florida bills would regulate food delivery services
Florida lawmakers are advancing bills that would regulate food delivery platforms in the Sunshine State while adding identity protections for consumers.
Peak strawberry season means more Florida-grown, flavorful fruit at the market
Florida strawberries go straight to Florida markets, providing a nutritious snack for folks across the Sunshine State and other parts of the United States.
Chipotle Mexican Grill opens in Apopka
This is Chipotle's second location in Apopka. There is also a Chipotle at the Wekiva Riverwalk - 2201 East Semoran Boulevard.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is coming to Apopka
Chipotle Mexican Grill opening in Apopka
This is Chipotle's first location in the city limits of Apopka. There is also a Chipotle in unincorporated Apopka at 2201 East Semoran Boulevard.
Apopka Chick-fil-A reopens
Chick-fil-A Apopka reopened at a new location yesterday. The new restaurant features an expanded drive-thru and overall footprint to enhance the Guest and Team Member experience.
Sonny’s BBQ recognizing Apopka police officers with Random Acts of BBQ meal
On Tuesday, November 14th, Sonny’s BBQ will recognize Officer Adsudalah Brooks and Recruit Officer Laura Crespo of the Apopka Police Department for their role in delivering a baby!
Plate Above Catering offers holiday meals to help "feed hope"
A social enterprise, Plate Above Catering is the exclusive caterer of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and provides financial support for the food bank’s Culinary Training Program.