Welcome to Dade County Farm Bureau (DCFB), Miami-Dade County’s oldest and largest agricultural organization. Dade County Farm Bureau was the first county Farm Bureau established in Florida. For over 72 years, the DCFB has been an integral part of the agricultural community, bringing farmers together to solve issues collectively. Dade County Farm Bureau has over 900 grower members, making it the largest agricultural organization in Miami-Dade County.

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What is  Redland Raised?


When you buy local, you are supporting
your health and local farmers!
Miami-Dade County and local growers introduced the brand, Redland Raised, to showcase and promote the consumption of fresh local produce. This local branding initiative has been created by Miami-Dade County and local farmers, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, to promote the "buy local" program. The brand is in line with the Fresh from Florida brand, of which the majority of local growers and packers are members. Local produce is fresher, better for the environment and supports the local economy. We urge all residents to request “Redland Raised” produce at their local produce retailer.

Redland Raised Cookbooks are available for purchase at our office for $15.00! Cook local produce with recipes from our locals!                                                                      Please call 305-246-5514 for more information
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Tropical Storm Erika Update 
As Tropical Storm Erika inches closer to Hispaniola, Florida Gov. Rick Scott wasted no time urging residents to prepare, declaring a state of emergency for all counties Friday morning. Tropical Storm Erika still has winds of 50 mph with higher gusts. There is still a lot of uncertainty in the long range forecast but Florida is in the cone of concern. It is  is important to prepare and take necessary precautions.

Refer to this Hurricane Preparedness Checklist as a guide as you prepare.
 
HURRICANE KIT
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What's In Season? 




Growers are harvesting Avocados, Mangoes, Okra, Jackfruit, Dragon Fruit, Carambola, Guava, and more tropical fruits during the summer months! Ask your produce manager for these local goods or visit one of the many farmer's markets located near you!

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DCFB Women's Committee
Carol Harris, our DCFB Women's Committee Chair put together a slideshow of our Women's Committee. We thank you ladies for everything you do! You bring your creativity, hard work, and generosity to every event in our community. You all help strengthen and make a difference in our community!
   
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Useful Links

Miami-Dade Extension Website/Weather Updates
Teena's Pride 
Florida Farm Bureau
FDOT Krome Avenue Expansion