Almost 1 billion people across the globe will go to bed hungry tonight, 200 million of them children. Most of those people are small holder farmers who depend on agriculture to make a living and feed their families…” United States Agency for International Development

The Agricultural and Environmental Development Institute (AEDI) connects the environment, education, agriculture and sustainable development in innovative ways that promote healthy communities, produce entrepreneurs, food and agricultural professionals, and ensure excellence in these endeavors. AEDI provides training, experiential learning opportunities, consulting and outreach in four focus areas:


Agriculture and Food Security


Food Safety




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Starting a Food Business in Florida

Are you thinking of starting a catering business, food truck, café, food store, or adding value to your garden/farm products?   Join food entrepreneurs, regulatory agencies and business development experts...

Eastside Farmer’s Market

Connect with local producers for fresh, healthy fruits and veggies, plants, gourmet breads and pastries, jellies, one-of-a kind crafts, gifts and so much more...

Food Safety Manager Certification Training

Increase  your opportunity for employment or advancement in the food service industry, or let us train your employees who need to be Certified Food Safety Managers, in this one-day training...

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