Mid Spring Harvest,Florida's Ag Supply Chain Struggles to Cope Amid Pandemic Shutdowns, Grocery Stores Close, Lines Stretch for Miles at Food Banks, Farmers are Forced to Till Crops They Can't Harvest or Transport, Processors statewide booked solid for the rest of the year in the following weeks & months.
Local Produce Stands, Pop Ups, Produce Distribution Sites, and Delivery Services Flood Into the Market, Our Founder Created A Small Facebook Group to Connect Friends and Family with The Newly Available Resources
Reopening Begins, Group Approaches 5000 Members, Admins Begin Searching For, Sharing & Categorizing Content from Other Small Farm Pages, Keyword Database Is Built &Small Business Crate Program Is Created
Crates are Launched, Group Reaches 10K Members, Patreon Support & Referral Program Launches
Facebook Page Is Built, our sellers-only sister group "Brand Building by FLFF" is created, The Big Dill Group Raises Nearly $8K Backwoods Farm as They Navigate Code & Zoning Issues Due To Their Pandemic Built Produce Stand
We Started Bouncing Around The Idea for A Farm Hosted Market Made of Big Dill Participating Farmers, & We Raised More Than $13K to Support Noble Roots Farm After A Massive Fire Destroyed Their Infrastructure
FALL & WINTER
Our First EVER Meet Florida Meat Event Is A Huge Success in Groveland With 2000 Vehicles Counted
Crate Program Is Discontinued As Inflation Spikes, and Pandemic Closures Come to Their End, Outreach and Outdoor Events Gain Steam, Group Reaches 20K Members
Brand Building By Florida Farm Finder Reaches 500 Members, Begins Its Marketing Outreach & Support Efforts, Meet Florida Meat 2022 Is Announced With New Location, Beginning Our Partnership with Long & Scott Farms
Rainy Weekend Weather Predicted Draws aBrave Crowd of 5K Over 2 Days And Causes Unprecedented Sell Outs at Meet Florida Meat 2022
Group Reaches 40K Members
Meet Florida Meat 2023 Is Announced for Novemeber 11th & 12th! Stats reflect that Big Dill group content reaches more than 2M people per year.
Growth & Engagement Reminiscent of the Eearliest Days of Our Group Signaling Economic Fears are Increasing
Group Reaches 50K Members