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Summer Season for Farmers and Markets in Florida

Summer Season for Farmers and Markets in Florida

It’s officially summer in Florida and that means filling your farmer’s market basket with summertime favorites like peppers, squash, eggplant, okra, Malabar spinach and if you are a little south, all the tropical fruits! With Feeding Florida's Fresh Access Bucks you can enjoy fresh Florida produce all year around.

Check out some of our favorite seasonal calendars to find what is in season near you:

Edible South Florida Local Harvest Calendar

Edible Northeast Florida What’s In Season

Seasonal Food Guide

Fresh From Florida Crops In Season

Summertime Hours

We are lucky to have a year around growing season here but even Florida farmers have to take a little break when the bugs and heat are winning in the fields. For this reason, many farms and farmers markets have adjusted schedules or close during the summer months. And since summer also means hurricane season, last minute closures and market cancellations can happen.

You can always refer to our Fresh Access Bucks Locations Map for information on individual location hours. Confirm up-to-date information on market or outlet’s website or social media. And don’t forget that your Fresh Access Bucks tokens don’t expire so you can double your SNAP dollar all year around too!

Most Recent News:

Feeding Florida awarded $4.9 million to continue SNAP fruit and vegetable purchasing program

“When we impact food security of families and communities such as access, affordability and awareness, we help mitigate associated costly issues, which can be detrimental to health, development, and well-being." said Velma Monteiro-Tribble, Senior Director, Community Investments at Florida Blue Foundation.

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P-EBT and Fresh Access Bucks Expand Summer Healthy Food Access 

P-EBT benefits can work in conjunction with Florida’s statewide nutrition incentive program, Fresh Access Bucks, to ensure healthy food choices on a budget is easy. Fresh Access Bucks , a program of Feeding Florida, offers SNAP/EBT and P-EBT customers FREE fresh fruit and vegetables at any of the over 60 participating farmers markets, farm stands, mobile markets or CSAs and four community grocery stores across the state.

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FAB Team Visits White Harvest Farms

WHF, an initiative of the Clara White Mission, has adopted no-till regenerative agriculture and a commitment to organic farming . Their vision is to feed people, heal the land and empower the community. 

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