Florida currently has 48,000 farms on land that covers 9 million acres. In 2012, our state was number one in the value of production of oranges, grapefruit, market snap beans, market cucumbers, squash, sweet corn, market tomatoes, pickle cucumbers and watermelon. We also ranked second in bell peppers, strawberries and tangerines.
The Localecopia Meet and Greet at The Breakers in Palm Beach.
Over 90% of school-age children eat lunch at school. Forty percent eat a snack at school and 20% eat breakfast at school. Our kids are preparing for their adult life at school. What life lessons are they learning about food and nutrition? Some statistics point to the need for changes in our school food programs.