Count Agriculture As One Of Your Blessings This Season

Les Harrison
Extension Agent - Sustainable Agriculture
Leon County
harrisong@leoncountyfl.gov

The holiday season is upon us with all its implications.  The shopping playoffs are underway and the games are now a full contact sport.  The pursuit of the latest tech toy or trendy fashion accessory requires the steely determination and tenacity of a bounty hunter.  Take your objective, everything else is secondary.

Family reunions, office parties and church socials all provide the opportunity for culinary skills affirmation and bragging rights.  Diets are for January, so make the food tasty and a work of visual art. They will beg for your recipe.       

We are undeniably fortunate in America, and farmer, ranchers and other associated with agriculture are the lynchpin of that prosperity.  Without food, clothing and shelter gastronomic egos and frivolous consumption instantaneously evaporates.

To learn more about the latest in local agriculture’s efforts to keep the citizenry seasonally blissful, read on…