Florida Local Food Project
Connect. Collaborate. Cultivate: Florida’s Food Network.
At the heart of The Florida Local Food Project lies a profound commitment to forging connections that breathe life into Florida’s local food landscape. By fostering stronger relationships among local food system actors, we can unlock the potential for greater access to fresh, locally-sourced products and enhance the economic sustainability of our local food producers.
“Local food actor”- A participant in the action of producing, promoting, providing and/or selling local foods in their communities
“Local food”- food sourced from anywhere in the entire state of Florida and or within 50 miles of the border
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Benefits of becoming a member….
Joining the Florida Local Food Project’s Local Food Network offers a range of benefits for all local food actors, from farmers to restaurant owners. Here’s why you should join:
- Connect with a Thriving Community: Access a dynamic network of like-minded individuals and organizations.
- Stay Informed: Receive newsletters from Florida Organic Growers (FOG) with up-to-date info on Florida’s local food scene.
- Member-Only Platform: Engage in discussions and seek advice from peers on the member-only platform, enhancing your connections and insights.
- Access Valuable Resources: Gain access to resources and tools to overcome challenges, improve operations, and support the growth of local food.
- Exclusive Event Invites: Enjoy exclusive invitations to Florida Local Food Project events, perfect for networking and learning from experts.
- Enhanced Visibility: Increase your presence within the local food community and on social media by connecting with Florida Organic Growers.
- Contribute to Sustainability: Join the initiative to contribute actively to building a more sustainable and resilient local food system in Florida.
Join today and be a part of the positive change in our local food communities!
- Identify Key Actors: Engage stakeholders driving Florida’s local food system expansion.
- Assess Barriers and Needs: Uncover local food ecosystem challenges for producers and consumers.
- Create Tools for Change: Develop innovative solutions to overcome barriers and address community needs.
- Facilitate Connections: Connect farmers, restaurants, and local food entrepreneurs within our network.
- Promote Community Engagement: Spark discussions and agreements through events like meet-and-greets and farm-to-table days.
- Measure Impact: Gauge initiative results to generate concrete benefits for our communities.
To gain insight into your challenges and learn how we can help, please take a moment to complete the following surveys:
Get in touch with us!
Schedule a meeting with either Lana Chehabeddine, Local Food Project Coordinator and Programs Manager, or Kathy Anderson, Events Coordinator, to explore upcoming opportunities, events, member sign up and more.
To book a meeting click here!