Hall shows o A bevy of barnyard residents greets visitors to Florida Fields to Forks in Malabar. ff a family-sized head of cabbage grown beyond organic.
BUSINESS IS GROWING
While the pandemic was disastrous for many businesses,
it served as a huge boon to Florida Fields to Forks as folks
searched for better options to eat their way through the
“We had 300 percent more orders overnight,” said Hall,
who admits that keeping up with the mountain of orders,
in addition to running the farm, made for some extremely
The farm-to-table movement, long popular in western
states and in the Northeast, has finally gained a foothold
in Florida, which just a few years ago ranked 41 out of
50 states in the Locavore index. The Sunshine State is
now in the 31st spot, attesting to increased awareness
of the importance of eating local for the benefit of the
individual, the local economy and, ultimately, the planet.
For most of us, having a farm is impossible, but with
Florida Fields to Forks and its partner farmers, we can
enjoy Mother Earth’s many gifts.
“Everyone should have a farm,” said Hall.
With Florida Fields to Forks, they can.
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FLORIDA FIELDS TO FORKS
Address: 1200 Corey Road, Malabar.
Tours: Groups are invited to register for a farm tour.
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For more information: Visit floridafieldstoforks.com
or call 321.229.5288.