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Florida

MyPlate, MyState Florida iconHello, FLORIDA!

MyPlate, MyState connects Americans with the foods and flavors grown in their states and regions. Use the information below to find out how the foods grown and raised by Florida producers can help create a healthy eating style and support local farmers and communities!


Florida’s Locally Grown and Produced Foods

image of MyPlate Fruit Group button Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Blackberries, Blueberries (tame and wild), Cantaloupes and Muskmelons, Cherries (sweet and tart), Figs, Grapefruit, Grapes, Guavas, Kiwifruit, Kumquats, Lemons, Limes, Loganberries, Mangoes, Nectarines, Oranges*, Papayas, Passion Fruit, Peaches, Pears, Persimmons, Plums and Prunes, Pomegranates, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tangelos, Tangerines, Temples, Watermelons
image of MyPlate Vegetable Group button Asparagus, Avocados, Beans (green lima and snap), Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage (Chinese, head, and mustard), Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Collards, Cucumbers and Pickles, Daikon, Eggplant, Escarole and Endive, Garlic, Kale, Lettuce (head, leaf, and Romaine), Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Okra, Olives, Onions (dry and green), Parsley, Peas (Chinese and green), Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Spinach, Squash (summer and winter), Sweet Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnip Greens, Turnips, Watercress
image of MyPlate Grains Group button Corn for grain (e.g., flour), Oats, Rice, Rye, Wheat
image of MyPlate Protein Foods Group button Almonds, Bass (hybrid striped), Beans, Beef, Bison, Carp, Catfish, Chestnuts, Chicken, Cowpeas, Crawfish, Duck, Eggs, Elk, Emu, Flounder, Goat, Goose, Hazelnuts (Filberts), Lamb, Ostrich, Partridge, Peanuts, Peas, Pecans, Pheasant, Pigeon or Squab, Pork, Prawns, Quail, Rabbit, Red Drum Fish, Sesame Seeds, Shrimp, Soybeans, Sturgeon, Sunflower Seeds, Tilapia, Turkey, Venison, Clams, Oysters
image of MyPlate Dairy Group button Milk, Milk from sheep and goats

* Ranked number 1 in the U.S. – Source: 2012 Census of Agriculture

Note: Beans and Peas in the Protein Foods list are in dried form and are used as meat alternatives. Additionally, foods that do not belong to any food group are not listed.

 

Official State Products of Florida

  • Saltwater Fish: Sailfish
  • Freshwater Fish: Largemouth bass
  • Flower: Orange blossom
  • Beverage: Orange juice


Did You Know?

  • Florida is the top producer of oranges and sugarcane in the U.S.
  • Florida is also a major producer of vegetables.
  • Up to 45% of schools in Florida are using local and regional foods to serve healthy, MyPlate-inspired meals to kids. That’s over $62.8 million invested in the local economy!


Show Us Your Plate!

  • What does your Florida plate look like? Show how you use foods from your state and region by taking a picture of your plate and sharing on social media using the hashtag #MyPlateMyState. Check out the USDA Blog post for more information on how to share your plate!


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