FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FLORIDA FARM BUREAU FEDERATION
January 28, 2013
Tallahassee, FL – Ten local County Farm Bureaus surrounding Tallahassee will sponsor our Annual Ronald McDonald House Food drive during Food Check-Out Week. The delivery of over $1,000 worth of fresh Florida-produced vegetables, fruits, meats and dairy products will be delivered to the Tallahassee Charity on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
County Farm Bureaus from Liberty, Gadsden, Wakulla, Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Lafayette, Suwannee and Hamilton will be on hand for the delivery.
A fundamental part of our well-being society depends upon the domestic production of food. Our farmers and ranchers provide us with an abundant, nutritious and safe food supply throughout the years. Food Check-Out Week is February 17-23 and is a celebration of this continuing achievement.
“We are pleased to share this abundance with our neighbors at the Ronald McDonald House”, said Brenda Land, a dairyman’s wife from Mayo, Florida. Instead of giving 20 gallons of fresh Florida produced milk, we purchase gift certificates form the local Publix designated for the Charity to buy milk all during the year.
Our farmers and ranchers provide us with our basic national security. We urge you to join us in this community project.
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Florida Farm Bureau is the Sunshine State’s largest general agricultural organization with more than 147,000 member-families representing Farm Bureaus in 60 counties. Membership provides a multitude of benefits and you don’t have to be a farmer to be a member of Florida Farm Bureau.