We don’t want to brag or anything, but from time to time, Hogtown HomeGrown is in the news.
Here are some of those articles from throughout the past year, plus a couple of extra tidbits, just for fun!
The following articles, letters and radio spots do not in any way imply endorsement or approval of anything.
"Community celebration puts spotlight
on benefits of locally grown food,"
by Christopher Baldwin
Staff writer, The Gainesville Sun
Published: Tuesday, June 2, 2015.
"Where's your food coming from?" video published May 14th, 2015 by Alex Browning for WCJB-TV 20 ABC.
Florida’s Local Produce Harvest: Spring’s Promise - posted by Carol Church on March 6, 2015.
Since 2014 Hogtown HomeGrown recipes have been a featured part of IFAS Family Album's Health and Nutrition blog. Highlighting Florida produce, each season's blog entry lists what vegetables and fruit are being harvested and recipes.
2014 Gainesville Sun Holiday Cookie Contest Winner - article by Nicole Deck & Lillian Guevara-Castro, Staff writers, published on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Judge Stefanie Samara Hamblen brings her experience as a cook and foodie to the judging process.
Vannahkay’s report on the Cracker Holiday Feast - a short audio report about the Cracker Holiday Feast with the Wood Stove Sisters that was held Saturday, November 22 at
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, 18700 S County Road 325, Hawthorne, Florida
"Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Lives" - a short film about the local food and restaurant movement, published August 4th, 2014
May: Eat Local Month - TV20's Stephanie Bechara at the 441 Farmers Market Spring Festival on April 26th, 2014
"Groups host Fair Trade Fair to spread social justice message" by Christopher Baldwin published September 16th, 2012
Eat Local Challenge - The Ilene Silverman Show - May, 2012
"A Cottage Industry: Stefanie Samara Hamblen" by Caroline Lewis published in Our Town, Winter 2011
"The Cottage Food Law" by Ashira Morris published in The Fine Print, Winter 2011
"Eating Locally" - Kara Manelli from All Things Considered (Florida), August 13th, 2008 (© WUFT-FM 2008)
"A Growing Community" by Cindy Swirko published July 30th, 2008
"Meet the Gas Gloaters" by Amy Reinink published June 29th, 2008
"Slaw Down" by Diana Tonnessen published June 17th, 2008
Letters to the Editor for June 9th, 2008
"Local Food Local Fans" by Anthony Clark published June 9th, 2008
"Contest Highlights Local Foods" by Cindy Swirko published May 1st, 2008
Letters to the Editor for April 22nd, 2008