Slowly but Surely, USDA Comes to South Florida’s Table

Flanked by her peers including Bee Heaven's Margie Pikarsky and GROW's Thi Squire, Farmer Teena Borek, owner of Teena's Pride in Homestead made sure USDA Under Secretary Edward Avalos heard the voices of South Florida's produce farmers yesterday, with a smile of course!

Yesterday I had the pleasure of being invited by organizer Renee Frigo Graeff, local entrepreneur (founder of Lucini Italia) and president of Slow Food Miami, to have a stage with the President of the United States flanked by female peers in South Florida’s food industry.  Ok, it was physically once removed, but hopefully no less impactful.

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