Chad’s Blog

Chad’s Blog: Support Your Florida Farmers

I was recently at a U-Pick strawberries just a few miles from my house in Seminole County, and it really got me thinking about where my family gets its fresh produce and how much of it comes from Florida. Florida’s agriculture industry is second only...

Chad’s Blog: The Underwater Side of Florida

As a Florida adventure junkie, I have always been drawn to scuba diving. As soon as I got that diving certification card, I was absolutely blown away by what so few people get a chance to see. It really is a whole other world down...

Chad’s Blog: Home Away from Home

One of the best things my family and I love about living just north of Orlando is that we don’t really have to deal with tourists and traffic....

Chad’s Blog: Home For the Holidays

Chad Crawford talks about where to find the Christmas spirit Florida-style in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. 2017 holiday events include boat parade and home tours...

Chad’s Blog: Local Art in Florida

Maybe it’s because I'm getting older, but I find myself slowing down a bit and taking a good look at everything around me....

Chad’s Blog: Discover Your City’s Roots

Being born and raised in Sanford, Florida, I knew everything there was to know about celery. It sounds ridiculous, but hear me out: Sanford was known as "The Celery City" and the "Celery Capital of the World."...

Chad’s Blog: The Amazing Five

As a kid growing up in Florida, I remember drinking Florida Orange Juice and thinking, “This is awesome, I want more!” ...