Supporting and promoting organic and sustainable agriculture since 1987
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In celebration of Florida Organic Growers’ 30th Anniversary, FOG is holding its inaugural state-wide  Organic Food & Farming Summit to help fulfill its mission of working on behalf of organic farmers and consumers by providing training, organic certification, and education for farmers of all levels!

The Summit, taking place  September 17-19, 2017 in Gainesville, will be an opportunity for farmers to interact with growers and leaders in organic agriculture to gain knowledge & training through farm tours, workshops, trade show and day-long intensive trainings.
Submit your speaker
proposal today!

We are looking for leaders and innovators in organic farming to share their expertise and experience with Florida farmers to speak at the  Organic Food & Farming Summit

Are you a seasoned organic farmer, researcher, academic, or advocate for organic food and farming who would like to make an impact?

FOG is seeking proposals for workshops that inspire, educate, and inform the diverse work of Florida farmers and others involved in Florida’s sustainable farm and food systems movement.

Fill out our speaker proposal form on our website! The deadline is May 1! Click here for details! 

  To sponsor the Summit, host a farm tour, host a workshop or learn more,
check out the 
Summit website !   
Celebrating 30 years of fighting for organic farmers! 

Florida Organic Growers (FOG) has carried out its mission for 30 years by providing communities throughout the state with programs and resources that promote and support organic and sustainable agriculture and local and just food systems.

Learn more about all we have done and how you can support us by visiting the FOG Blog

FOG relaunches Florida FarmFinder™
Interactive website connects farmers 

We are excited to announce we have relaunched Florida FarmFinder™, an interactive website aimed at connecting beginning farmers with established farmers to share knowledge and best practices while giving an opportunity to post land and tools for sale.

Florida FarmFinder™ works to continue Florida’s rich farming heritage by keeping productive farmland in production. 

Registration is free and open to anyone who wants to connect!  Visit the website for more details! 

  Bring local produce home. Double the purchasing power of SNAP.
Fresh Access Bucks is hiring!
Regional Program Coordinator

FOG is seeking a Fresh Access Bucks Program Northwest or South Regional Coordinator to join our expanding team. The position is part time at 25 hours per week, with a semi-flexible schedule.

With consistent growth over the past 7 years, FOG is looking for a candidate to work both independently and as part of an efficient leadership team.

As part of the Fresh Access Bucks team, this position will be directly responsible for the day to day tasks of the project in the Northwest or South region of the state, overall coordination of market selection, partnerships with other organizations, trainings, statewide convening, implementation of
EBT Technology, monitoring project progress and more.

We are excited to spotlight Mt. Citra Organic Farm and Market!

Mt. Citra Organic Farm and Market recently opened a farm store that sells locally grown certified organic produce from Jacksonville, Gainesville, Ocala, and Alachua.

The market is open Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn more by visiting their Facebook page or calling (352) 595-3739! 

Support us we continue
the fight for organic
and sustainable agriculture!
We need your support as we continue the fight for organic and sustainable agriculture in Florida and beyond!

We have exciting plans this year to host farmer workshops, an organic food and farming summit and more!

Farmers Market Coalition has extended SNAP EBT Equipment Program...deadline is end of May so act now!  
The Farmers Market Coalition has extended their free SNAP EBT Equipment Program through May 2017!

For participants in the program, FMC will cover the costs of purchasing or renting SNAP EBT equipment and services (set-up costs, monthly service fees) for up to three years. 

The deadline is coming up so be sure to contact us at
Quality Certification Services
The latest in organic and food safety/
GAPs certification  

Preventive Control Human Food Training

QCS is holding a 2.5 day Food Safety Preventative Control for Human Food Training designed to address new FSMA regulation which requires every covered processing facility to have one trained person as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual to implement and maintain a Food Safety Plan. 

Foreign Supplier Verification Program

QCS is holding a two-day Foreign Supplier's Verification Program Training course that will provide participants with the knowledge to implement the requirements of the FSVP for importers of food for humans and animals regulation of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  

Sweetwater Organic Coffee Company now offering special FOG Lifter blends! 
FOG and Sweetwater Organic Coffee Company have partnered to share in our commitment to organic and sustainable agriculture through healthy farming options and just food systems.

Sweetwater now offers two blends to benefit FOG - the  FOG Lifter Medium Blend and  FOG Lifter Dark Blend.  

When you purchase either or both of these two tasty coffees, Sweetwater will donate 10% of the proceeds to FOG! To order your FOG Lifter coffee, visit the Sweetwater website today!