Farm and Haus Orlando (Website), has slowly been expanding their empire of healthy prepared meals since their early roots in 2015; they expanded into the former Bookmark It space in East End Market, they partnered with guest chefs like Dixie...
The Homegrown Local Food Cooperative (Website) is hosting a summer art fundraiser on Sunday, July 16 at their Health Village venue, 2310 N. Orange Avenue . The evening will include local art, a coloring contest, and refreshments. Individuals who would like...
Gay Days Orlando (Website) brings over 150,000 people to the area each year, and each consecutive year it gets bigger and bigger. Most of the programming this year is happening around the host hotels in the tourist corridor and...
The Downtown Development Board (DDB), via the City of Orlando's Procurement and Contracts Division, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the position of the Downtown Orlando Farmers Market Manager. The Manager is responsible for overall management of the...
The Bungalower Bazaar powered by Coopers’ Craft will be taking place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at 514 Virginia Drive, just next door to The Hideaway Bar . This special night market will feature local Makers and businesses showcasing their...
The City of Winter Park will soon provide access to the Supplemental Nutrition Access Program (SNAP) at their Winter Park Farmer's Market. Beginning Saturday, February 4, SNAP participants will be allowed to use their SNAP/EBT cards to purchase tokens at...
Convenience stores aren’t supposed to carry locally grown, organic kale and free-range chicken. But The Farmacy, which recently opened in the North Quarter Market in Downtown Orlando, isn’t a typical quick-stop shop. Uncured hot dogs, local eggs from Lake Meadow Naturals in...
UPDATE: The City Council meeting for Monday, January 9 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 11.    According to paperwork filed with the City of Orlando, Orlando Unity, a subsidiary entity of Mission Development Enterprises, is applying for a Temporary Use...
EDIT: The opening was pushed back to Monday, November 21 due to permitting issues. Both the Credo and Pop Parlour parts of the shop will be open between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., with Farmacy stocking their produce shelves later...
Wild Tasty Food (Facebook ) is a farmer-owned, local food market that has opened in the Milk District at 2925 East South Street . Wild Tasty Food (WTF) specializes in farmfresh and locally-sourced items, as well as some specialty items from...
PHOTO VIA FLEET FARMING FACEBOOK PAGE The City of Orlando, in cooperation with IDEAS For US (Website) has received a $250,000 grant from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Farmers Market Promotion Program. The money will fund three projects in West...
The Downtown Development Board has asked that all rental fees to be waved for the 2016-2017 fiscal year for the Orlando Farmers Market (Website). The market tales place on the International Bridge, the International Plaza, and the Washington Street Cul-de-Sac areas at Lake...
Farm-Haus Delivery (Facebook | Website) has opened their new retail shop in the East End Market . We wrote about Farm-Haus moving into the former Bookmark It space back in May, HERE. The store sells grab-and-go food offerings as well as...
PHOTO VIA GROUNDING ROOTS Grounding Roots (Facebook | Website) the College Park-based juice company, is hosting a weekly farmers market every Sunday in their parking lot at 710 West Princeston Street . Vendors in attendance sell anything from eggs, to chicken,...
The third Florida Local Food Summit (Facebook | Website) will be held September 8-10 in Orlando's Audubon Park Garden District. The Summit functions as a state-wide organic farming conference with workshops, farm tours, and speakers scheduled throughout the three day event. The...
  SPONSORED: UCF alum Richard Frost, inspired by his growing interest and appreciation for locally-sourced and handcrafted products, has launched a new online marketplace called Parlor & Pantry (Website) to promote and support local makers. Frost’s online shop features only local...
In preparation of their upcoming move into Ivanhoe Village, more on that HERE, Orlando Meats is liquidating as much of their current inventory as possible. They will be selling all of their meats, sauces, and seasonings at drastically reduced...
A new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences survey is saying that farmers in the state are reporting as much as 90 percent of their acreage and 80 percent of their trees are infected by the greening disease. According...
Graphic via redfin.com Redfin.com just released their Top 10 Cities for Urban Farming list and Orlando placed fifth. Wondering what the qualifications were? "Redfin data scientists combed through thousands of home listings for keywords like ‘greenhouse,’ ‘garden’ and ‘chicken’ to see which...
SPONSORED: Edible Orlando magazine (Facebook | Website) will be hosting a locally-sourced dinner on February 20 to benefit Second Harvest Kids Cafe. The event will feature dishes created by Walt Disney World chefs including the following: Chef Scott Hunnel, Victoria &...
"Has Bungalower ever researched zoning for chickens/goats in the Orlando area? Would be interested to know the laws." - Carly Johnson Chickens are allowed within City limits (in Districts 3, 4, and 5) but only if the owners are participating...
Starting this Saturday, a new farmers market will be coming to the Park Lake neighborhood every week. Located in a parking lot between Irma Avenue and Highland Avenue the Park Lake Highland Community Farmer's Market (Website) will feature, plants,...
Fleet Farming, the group of bicycle-powered farmers operating out of East End Market, have launched a new program called Fleet Fruits. Fleet Fruits will glean healthy, local fruit from backyard trees, that would otherwise go to waste, and sell it...
According to The Daily City the long-time drink vendor at the Orlando Farmers Market (Website) at Lake Eola has been replaced by World of Beer - Downtown. Starting August 1, the family-run beer tent (operated by the Beemer family) in the center of the...
City staff requested and were approved for an extension of the two-year Urban Chicken Pilot Program for another year. To expire on June 15, 2016. Residents in Districts 3, 4, and 5 were allowed to keep up to three hens in...