Characteristics of Commercial Urban Agriculture in Florida
Fresh yellow, red, and orange peppers at the farmers market. UF/IFAS Photo by Marisol Amador.
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Urban agriculture
Food Systems
Needs Assessment


How to Cite

Campbell, Catherine G. 2023. “Characteristics of Commercial Urban Agriculture in Florida: FCS3383/FY1522, 5/2023”. EDIS 2023 (3). Gainesville, FL.


This publication provides an overview of the size, production methods, and market channels used by urban farms in Florida. It discusses urban farmers’ perceptions of barriers, opportunities, and needs for their operations. Written by Catherine G. Campbell, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, May 2023.
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Campbell, C. G., DeLong, A. N., & Diaz, J. M. (2023). Commercial Urban Agriculture in Florida: A Qualitative Needs Assessment. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 38, e4.

Campbell, C. G., Ruiz-Menjivar, J., & DeLong, A. (2022). Commercial Urban Agriculture in Florida: Needs, Opportunities, and Barriers. HortTechnology, 32(4), 331–341.

USDA-ERS. 2021. Rural Atlas Data. Economic Research Service. Accessed November 5, 2021.

USDA-NASS. 2020. Farms and Land in Farms 2019 Summary. National Agricultural Statistics Service. 1–17. Accessed December 7, 2021.

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