News To help ease the pain of lost revenue due to the steep drop in demand, farmers are now selling their crops directly to consumers. FORT MYERS, Fla. – Farms across Florida have taken a big hit since restaurants, amusement parks and cruise lines halted business. There are nearly 47,000 farms in Florida that are providing the world with food and our communities with jobs. To help ease the pain of lost revenue due to the steep drop in demand, farmers are now selling their crops directly to consumers. If you can’t find certain fruits or veggies at your local grocery store, CLICK HERE to see if there is a farm near you and pick up what you need. On the Florida Farm To You webpage, you can learn where to get farm-fresh items like Florida-grown produce, milk, seafood and more, straight from Florida farmers.