Rural Recharge Episode 7 out Now

August 2023

Florida Farm Bureau Federation has released the seventh episode of its monthly podcast, Rural Recharge.

In this episode, FFB President Jeb Smith sat down with Wade Purvis, the 2023 Florida Farm Bureau Farmer of the Year, and his wife Karen, to share their family’s passion for farming and the importance of understanding the rising challenge of having a strong domestic food supply.

Originally from Hillsborough County, the Purvis family farms a variety of vegetables in Immokalee, Fla. Their farming venture is a family affair, with both children involved in the operation. Stream the episode now to learn more about this family’s story of how their continuously growing agriculture forward.

Florida Farm Bureau invites listeners to tune in each month to meet Florida’s farm families and learn about the different issues impacting rural communities.

The podcast is available to stream on Apple PodcastSpotify, iHeartRadio, Google and on Florida Farm Bureau’s website.