Agriculture

Dr. Nathan Boyd finds ways to lessen our dependence on fertilizers. Blueberries at Wish Farms in Plant City. Caladium experiments are conducted at the research site to benefit Florida's growers. Erika Gilbert and Hannah Hultgren saddle Shade up to head to his new home.

Feature Story John Richardson prepares his Jon's Gourmet Products Jerk Smoked Turkey Spread.

Local food entrepreneurs find recipes for success


Westchase foodie alert: New restaurants opening


Feature Story Paul Rabaut in his garden.

Moving to Tampa Bay: Cultivating the gardening scene


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The Tampa Bay region of Florida is ripe with urban and community garden spaces that feed people in cities, while rural farms continue to grow citrus, peaches, strawberries, blueberries, tomatoes, other veggies, ornamentals, trees, and even fish. Most fish, however, both shellfish -- like shrimp, oysters, clams, and crabs -- and the kind anglers go after -- such as grouper, snapper, pompano, and tarpon -- thrive in Gulf waters and local Bays.