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Memberships, Awards & Organizations
Here are links to organizations we are proud members, and awardees of. Please visit them and enjoy the education, community, sustainability, and services they offer.
Fresh From Florida – Member
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services supports and promotes Florida agriculture, protects the environment, safeguards consumers, and ensures the safety and wholesomeness of food. Our programs and activities are so varied and extensive, they touch the life of just about every Floridian.
Slow Food USA – Member
“We inspire individuals and communities to change the world through food that is good, clean and fair for all… Slow Food USA gathers likely and unlikely allies to transform the way we produce, consume, and enjoy food.”
Slow Food Gold & Treasure Coast (Local Chapter) – Snail of Approval Awardee
The Snail of Approval goes to the restaurants, food and beverage artisans, farms, and markets that, due to their contributions to the Quality, Authenticity, and Sustainability of the food supply of the Gold & Treasure Coast of Florida, have been awarded the SFGTC Snail of Approval.
Good Food Foundation – Member
ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY, A NEW CROP OF FOOD PRODUCERS ARE REVIVING THE TRADITIONAL CRAFTS OF PRESERVING, BREWING, ROASTING AND DISTILLING…
Florida State Beekeepers Association – Current VP & Member
The Florida State Beekeepers Association is dedicated to keeping Florida apiculture strong and healthy now and for future generations. The Association is the major voice for the state’s beekeeping industry.
Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association – Past VP & Lifetime Member
The Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association (TCBA) is a nonprofit organization that provides education about bees and beekeeping for people of the Treasure Coast. TCBA is an affiliate of the Florida State Beekeepers Association, and serves the Florida Counties of Indian River, Martin and Saint Lucie.
Farm Bureau – Member
The Florida Farm Bureau Federation’s mission is “to increase the net income of farmers and ranchers, and to improve the quality of rural life.” The vision of the FFBF is “Florida Farm Bureau will be the most effective, influential and respected Farm Bureau in the nation. To truly be recognized as Florida’s Voice of Agriculture.
Palm Beach Beekeepers Association – Lifetime Member
The Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association has been a local beekeeping organization since 1974.
Florida Backyard Beekeepers Association – Lifetime Member
Florida Backyard Beekeepers Association is a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of honey bees and their keepers. Our emphasis is educating the novice beekeeper, and advancing the experienced beekeeper in new concepts and practices.
American Beekeeping Federation – Member
The ABF is a national organization with over 4,700 members that continually works in the interest of all beekeepers, large or small, and those associated with the industry to ensure the future of the honey bee. Our members share a common interest to work toward better education and information for all segments of the industry in the hope of increasing our chances for survival in today’s competitive world.
National Honey Board – Member
The National Honey Board (NHB) is an industry-funded agriculture promotion group that works to educate consumers about the benefits and uses for honey and honey products through research, marketing and promotional programs. The Board’s work, funded by an assessment on domestic and imported honey, is designed to increase the awareness and usage of honey by consumers, the foodservice industry and food manufacturers. The ten-member-Board, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, represents producers (beekeepers), packers, importers and a marketing cooperative.
Eastern Apiculture Society – Member
The Eastern Apicultural Society of North America, Inc. (EAS) is an international nonprofit educational organization founded in 1955 for the promotion of bee culture, education of beekeepers, certification of Master Beekeepers and excellence in bee research. EAS is the largest noncommercial beekeeping organization in the United States and one of the largest in the world.
Institute of Northern Ireland Beekeepers Association – Member
BBKA – Member
The BBKA was set up in 1874 to promote and further the craft of beekeeping and to advance the education of the public in the importance of bees in the environment. It is the UK’s leading organisation representing beekeepers.