Farm Bureau volunteers statewide celebrated
As consumers look for the best nutritional value of their dollar, Florida farmers and ranchers continue to grow fresh fruits and vegetables despite COVID-related market disruptions. Food Check-Out Week gave county Farm Bureaus an opportunity to connect to consumers and celebrate the productivity of Florida farm families.
Sample events included proclamation signings with local government officials, educational displays at local grocery stores, food giveaways, collections for food banks, food drives and donations to local charities, such as
Food Check-Out Week is just one outreach example of how county Farm Bureau volunteers engage with consumers to bring awareness to the affordable, fresh and nutritious food supply available to Floridians year-round.
Photo caption: Seminole County Farm Bureau members donated more than 300 lbs. of cabbage and other fresh vegetables to Hope’s Food Pantry in Oviedo on Feb.11. For more photos from Food Check-Out Weeks statewide, visit
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