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SFFC Snail of Approval: Karma Acres Farm

This farm and apiary is located near the 10,000 acre Four Creeks State Forrest and it provides the soil and sunlight to support local honey production and organically grown produce and herbs. Owners Lisa Broward and Lee Hughes are helping to make things sweet at some of the Jacksonville area restaurants, and Dennis Decker the farms manager is providing …Read More

SFFC Snail of Approval: Bakery Ribault

Bakery Ribault, formerly Alex’s Russian Bread, is a storefront bakery and café in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood. Alex Podlyas, owner and baker, has been baking organic sourdough bread for the Jacksonville area since 2011 and selling at local Farmers Markets. In his new location, he is offering Growers Alliance Coffee, French croissants, tarts, lunches and of course his authentic European …Read More

SFFC Snail of Approval: The Kookaburra

Two popular Aussie-American coffee shops, found in St. Augustine, are supporting local products and making their mark on the espresso bar/coffee house scene. The Kookaburra on Cathedral Place and the new location at 1835 US- 1 South are serving locally roasted small farm single origin coffees and teas, along with wine and many Snail of Approval local craft beers. …Read More

SFFC Snail of Approval: Dog Day Gardens

Dog Day Gardens, a nursery, garden, composting business, and educational resource, has its home in a quiet neighborhood in St. Augustine. The gardens provide the area with heirloom vegetable seedlings, finished compost and worm castings, garden installation services,and specialty produce, using clean and sustainable practices. Shelby Stec and Skyler Dixon have devoted their property organic …Read More