Jonathan Tilley Hired as Pine Dove Farm Manager

      Pine Dove Farm – Tallahassee’s first and only Planned Agricultural Community – has appointed Jonathan Tilley to be its new farm manager, allowing him to take the lead in creating systems of conservation practices and sustainable farming within the community.      Prior to taking this position, Tilley, along with his wife…

Hurricane Kit Supplies

Is your emergency preparedness kit ready? Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency or disaster. Keep your supplies in an easy-to-carry emergency preparedness kit that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate. Click for more information

The Calming Effect of Chickens

Chickens. They’re an important part of the agricultural economy, as well as our food chain. But to many people, they’re much more than a main course at dinner. Today, chickens are being widely used as therapy animals across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. While it may come as a surprise to some,…

In-Season October Produce

There’s nothing quite like the taste of an apple straight from the orchard (or even picked right off of the tree!), greens pulled from the garden, or sweet potatoes fresh from the farm. Produce is usually of better quality and taste when in season, so knowing what is at its peak during the month of…

Live In This Place If You Want to Be Happier

There’s a reason your mood instantly improves after you take a walk through the park: Surrounding yourself with nature makes you happier and healthier, according to a recent report published by Friends of the Earth Group. After researchers at the Institute for European Environmental Policy reviewed more than 200 studies for the report, they concluded…

Let’s Celebrate Farm and Food System Workers

On Labor Day, Americans celebrate the achievements of workers and their contribution to our nation’s prosperity. What’s often overlooked are the continuing struggles of farm and food system workers, many of whom live below the poverty line, rely on government nutrition assistance programs, and never receive a job promotion. One-sixth of our nation’s workforce, 20…