Commercial Agriculture

Commercial agriculture and related industries in St. Johns County have an economic impact of more than $171 million with vegetable production contributing 28% of the total at $48 million. Major crops in the area are, and have historically been, potato and cabbage; however current growers in the TCAA area are seeking alternative cropping systems to stay sustainable. Over 3000 acres of Asian vegetables are currently being grown in the county and other crops such as sweet potatoes, cucurbits, artichokes and various cole crops are being grown and evaluated for their profitability.