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Food Safety for the small farmer is here! The Local Farmer Program is coming to Palm Beach County for a two-day Food Safety Workshop and Mock Audit Experience on February 8th and 9th. The Food Safety Workshop is geared to simplify and remove the intimidation out of the food safety implementation process. Receive all the tools and sample documentation you need to build your own Personalized Food Safety Plan, use our Progress Tracker to follow our simple five step system to building your plan. The Mock Audit Experience is an opportunity to go on a farm and witness how an audit will be performed, ask questions, and prepare yourself to understand how to be better prepared to pass your own audit successfully! The Food Safety Workshop is an approximately 7 hour course where upon completion you will possess all the knowledge to build your Personalized Food Safety Plan and will be hosted in Palm Beach County beginning at 8:00am. The Mock Audit Experience is at a location Palm Beach County UF/IFAS Extension Office. Any farmer looking to build their Food Safety Plan can offer to host the Mock Audit Experience on their farm. The Mock Audit Experience is the 4th Check on our Progress Tracker, which regularly cost $250-$350 to have a verification performed. This fee will be waived for any farmer willing to lend their farm for the Mock Audit Experience and that is ready and willing to complete up to the 3rd check on our Food Safety Progress Tracker. You choose if one or both days of education and experience will benefit you and your farm and do so at a Localecopia discount of only $25 per day or $50 for both days.    LOCALECOPIA WILL PAY THE FULL ADMISSION FEE TO THE FIRST 20 REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS.



Green Rebels & Kai-Kai Farm Present:


"For the Love of Vegetables"


A Plant-Based Gourmet Dinner


Saturday January 30th, 2015 at Kai-Kai Farm


Live Music by Flint Blade & Honeydew



We are very excited to host our very first vegetable-centered dinner at Kai-Kai Farm prepared by Chef Alex's Green Rebels. 




Chef Alexandre Cheblal  has a talent for combining international flavors to produce delicious and immaculately prepared meals with a focus on nutritional wellness.  




Originally from Ferney-Voltaire, on the French/Swiss border, he honed his craft the old fashioned way, apprenticing with renowned master chefs in France, Switzerland, the United States, and Japan working in some of the finest kitchens in the world.




3:30pm -5:30pm
Tour the Farm and Enjoy Healthful Cocktails & Hors D’Ouevres  

Dinner Menu paired with Vegan Wine


Each ticket also includes entry in our free raffle. You can win a CSA box of our best veggies, a growler of kombucha, a gallon of MycoTea or a private cooking class with Chef Alex! 

$95 per person | LIMITED 60 TICKETS
Purchase at Green Markets or Call 772-597-1717




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Promoting local, sustainable business

The mission of Localecopia is to support the local economy, to capitalize on group synergies, promote environmental awareness, initiate sustainable practices, lessen our carbon footprint and to create a new business model that will continue to grow into other local communities.

The Localecopia Focus:

Local Product Consumption

Education & Research

Conservation & Sustainability

Eliminating The Disconnect Between Producer And User

Renewable Energy Communication

Bringing Together Individual Initiatives Marketing

"Branding", The Localecopia Concept

Creating A New Way Of Doing Business

2009 Culinary Academy Award Winner - Sustainability on the Florida Scene (Cordon d'Or - Gold Ribbon and the Florida - America's Culinary Paradise Academy Awards Program)


Farmer Testimonials

"As a farmer, I am pleased to have this new opportunity to communicate with chefs and other agricultural producers. The knowledge gained from participating in this organization will help us to plan our crops so that we can do a better job of supplying local restaurants with the produce that they want".

Nancy Roe, Green Cay Produce/Farming Systems Research, Boynton Beach






“This type of alliance is a win- win situation for everyone concerned: the agricultural community, the citizens, the consumer, and the environment. We need to look for innovative ways to provide safe and affordable food and be sustainable. We need our Hospitality businesses to utilize local products, contribute to the local economy and embrace sustainability concepts.” Joan Dusky - Associate Dean for Extension - Agricultural Program Leader - University of Florida


“One of the goals at The Breakers is to be a leader in sustainable environmental practices. Procuring food and other products locally
is critical to helping run a sustainable business. Buying local not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions created from procuring items
from national and international sources but gives us fresher, more nutritious and even safer products. I believe Localecopia is the
logical solution to make local sustainable product procurement viable. Localecopia also provides a network to enable our community
to develop meaningful sustainability programs. I think this is a model for any community to develop the changes critically needed be
better caretakers of our environment.” — Rick Hawkins - Director of Materials Management - The Breakers Palm Beach.







University of Florida (IFAS)


Here are just some of the local products available:

Vine-Ripened Tomatoes
Heirloom Tomatoes
Green Beans
Chinese Vegetables
Assorted Lettuces
Assorted Herbs
Micro Lettuces
Micro Herbs
Edible Flowers
Non-Edible (Decorative) Flowers