Change of Direction

How a Sarasota Catering Business Shifted Into a Meals-to-Go Operation

When the Covid-19 pandemic put a halt to much of Zildjian Catering & Consulting's events catering business, the company ramped up its takeout division.

01/12/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food for Thought

Bradenton Farm Is First in Nation to Harvest Edible Organic Bamboo

While its citrus harvest is down, Mixon Fruit Farms turns to planting bamboo to sell to restaurants nationwide.

06/10/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fresh-squeezed fun

Bradenton Fruit Farm Is Reopening With an Arts and Craft Fair

After closing its doors for two months, Mixon Fruit Farms is celebrating its reopening with a family-friendly craft fair this Saturday, June 6.

06/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

It's official!

Local Farm Earns Organic Certification

Parrish's Honeyside Farms supplies produce to local restaurants, clubs and hotels and sells its goods at two area farmers' markets.

02/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Diet-Friendly Dining

Vegan, Kale, Paleo, Raw—Here Are Nourishing Local Meals for Every Kind of Diet

Restaurants are stepping up to offer nourishing meals for every kind of diner and diet.

01/27/2020 By Su Byron

Power Up

Four Restaurants With Bowls That Pack a Nutritious Punch

We're bowled over by these offerings.

11/06/2019 By Judi Gallagher

Wakeup call

How to Eat Breakfast Like a Champ

IMG Academy sports dietician Shawn Pitcher offers tips on how to get a healthy start to your day.

08/08/2019 By Hanna Powers

Rawsome

What's a Raw Vegan?

Raw vegan restaurants are popping up around Sarasota, touting impressive health benefits. So what's the deal?

06/18/2019 By Hanna Powers

Desk-side dining

New Healthy Lunch Delivery Service Launches

“Lots of carbs and gluten are getting old,” says Fresh Flamingo owner Patrik Malatinszki. “This is something new.”

04/22/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food

New Organic Juice Bar Opens

Clean Juice, an organic juice bar franchise, is celebrating the grand opening of its first Sarasota location from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. this Saturday, March 10.

03/07/2018 By Staff

Food

Pre-Made Meal Company Launches Delivery Service

Fitlife Foods recently launched a subscription meal delivery service to new Florida markets, including the Sarasota and Bradenton area.

08/04/2017 By staff

Food

Lakewood Ranch Meal Service Debuts New Offerings

Lakewood Ranch's Get Fit Fuel recently began offering a new customizable healthy meal plan service, in addition to its traditional offerings.

07/18/2017 By staff

Food

Pre-Made Meal Store Opens

Fitlife Foods' menu includes options like chicken enchiladas, barbecued beef with mac 'n' cheese and gluten-free chicken pizza.

04/26/2017 By staff

Eat Your Veggies

5 Ways to Kickstart a Healthy School Year

Sarasota Memorial Hospital dietitian Amanda Kinney shares her five top tips for starting the school year off right for kids and parents.

08/11/2016 By Alaina Upman

941CEO Daily

Sarasota Organic Food Distributor Sold to National Natural Foods Company

Sarasota's Global Organic Specialty Source Inc., one of the biggest organic food distributers in the United States, was sold earlier this week to United Natural Foods.

03/09/2016 Research by staff

Article

Retrobaked Offers Gluten-Free Treats in Village of the Arts

Rachel Sokolewicz bakes healthful, retro-inspired treats in Village of the Arts.

06/29/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Recipe: Healthy Turkey Meatloaf from Sarasota's Get Fit Fuel

Plus, a new kind of workout from Koko Fit Club.

12/30/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Healthy To-Go at Get Fit Fuel

Pre-prepared nutritional meals for your hurried holidays.

12/09/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Recipe: Healthy Turkey Meatloaf from Sarasota's Get Fit Fuel

Plus, a new kind of workout from Koko Fit Club.

12/01/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Sponsored Blog: Top 3 Up and Coming Health Foods

Deva O'Donnell of Richard's Foodporium shares three up-and-coming foods that may make a big impact on your health.

09/16/2014 By Deva O'Donnell