Category: <span>Farming</span>

What’s in Season – May
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What’s in Season – May

Florida farmers continue to work hard to keep the grocery stores stocked & food on the table! Help support local farmers by shopping fresh & local – and wherever you shop, Demand American Grown. With the Fresh from Florida “What’s In Season” tool, you can easily discover what’s currently in season. Plus, you can find a...

What’s in Season – April
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What’s in Season – April

Florida farmers continue to work hard to keep the grocery stores stocked & food on the table! Help support local farmers by shopping fresh & local. With the Fresh from Florida “What’s In Season” tool, you can easily discover what’s currently in season. Plus, you can find a collection of delicious recipes that you can prepare...

What’s in Season – March
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What’s in Season – March

We have an amazing assortment of fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, and other products, right here in Florida. So, next time you’re at the grocery store, choose “Fresh From Florida”. Not only are you getting locally grown food that’s fresher, but you’re also helping support Florida farmers. With the Fresh from Florida “What’s In Season” tool, you...

What’s in Season – February
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What’s in Season – February

In Florida, you’re never far from where Florida farmers, fishermen, & ranchers grow & harvest the goods we love to enjoy. In fact, agriculture has more than a $132 billion economic impact across our state, while providing 2,204,400 jobs & local sources of food. Each month, you can help to support your state’s economy, as...

What’s in Season
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What’s in Season

In Florida, you’re never far from where Florida farmers, fishermen, & ranchers grow & harvest the goods we love to enjoy. In fact, agriculture has more than a $132 billion economic impact across our state, while providing 2,204,400 jobs & local sources of food. Each month, you can help to support your state’s economy, as...

Lake Okeechobee News Feature
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Lake Okeechobee News Feature

On May 2nd, 2019, we were featured in the Lake Okeechobee News with an article by Keith Loria titled, “RC Hatton Farms Projects Good Sweet Corn Harvest”. For a little #FlashbackFriday fun, we are sharing this insightful article in this blog post. A big thank you to Lake Okeechobee News and Keith Loria for this...

The Important Role Farmers Play
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The Important Role Farmers Play

Paul Allen, Vice President of R.C. Hatton, was recently featured on the blog for “The Sugar Association.” Discussing “The Business of Farming,” the blog post tells a bit of Paul’s story & why he answered the calling to pursue a career in agriculture. Of course, we certainly are thankful he did! Check out the full...

2018 Pre-Harvest Celebration
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2018 Pre-Harvest Celebration

As we enter the 2018-2019 harvest season, we wanted to share with you some highlights from this year’s “Everglades Agricultural Area 2018 Pre-Harvest Celebration” publication. As always, we are thankful to do what we love – grow fresh food! Being a farmer certainly has its challenges, but growing fresh food for millions of America families...

World Food Day
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World Food Day

Today, October 16, 2018, is World Food Day! World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. Held annually on 16th October, people from around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicating worldwide hunger from our lifetime. Did you know that in a world of billions, 805 million...

Innovation & Jobs in Belle Glade, FL
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Innovation & Jobs in Belle Glade, FL

Tellus, a newly opened packaging company based right here in Belle Glade, Florida has created 50 new jobs and anticipates creating at least 50 more. (WFLX, 2018) The innovative company recycles leftover sugarcane fiber from the sugar milling process and converts it to packaging and foodservice products such as plates, bowls, and take-out containers. As a vertically integrated manufacturing...