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The Florida Specialty Crop Foundation

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The Florida Specialty Crop Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1991 by the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association to support research and educational activities that benefit Florida’s fruit and vegetable producers and farmworker families. The mission of the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation is to benefit the general public through initiatives that provide solutions to challenges facing specialty crop producers and their stakeholders. The Foundation has raised more than $8 million through public support, government grants and special events.


Are you an up-and-coming leader who wants to be more involved in the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association? Consider the FFVA Emerging Leader Development Program, administered by the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation. LEARN MORE


The Foundation provides support for specialty crop research with direct funding and contract management of Specialty Crop Block Grants. LEARN MORE