Farm-City Events Promote Agriculture
|November 2, 2011||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Events, Farms, Horticulture, News, Produce, Recipes|
Farm-City Week is a national celebration of the important role agriculture plays in the United States. It is always the week before Thanksgiving, although local organizations can plan their events whenever they choose. A number of events are happening throughout Florida. Here are some highlights:
Bradford County Farm-City Celebration Luncheon
November 15, noon-1:00pm
Bradford County Fairgrounds
2300 North Temple Avenue
Free to public, but reservations are due November 1. Call the Bradford County Extension Office at 904-966-6224 for details.
Ag Fest and Young Farmer/Rancher Banquet
Turner Agri-Civic Center
2250 N.E. Roan Street
For more information, contact 863-993-4807.
Farm City Luncheon
November 17, noon
Duval County Extension Office
1010 North McDuff Avenue
For more information, contact 904-255-7450.
Hendry County Farm-City Tour Council Farm Tour
Tickets are $60; lunch is included in the tour. For more information, contact the Hendry County Extension at 863-674-4092.
Farm City Day Breakfast
November 18; 7:00am-10:00am (Central Time)
Jackson County Ag Conference Center
2741 Pennsylvania Avenue
For more information, contact the Jackson County Extension at 850-482-9620.
Farm-City Week – November 14-19
A number of events during the week. Highlights include:
Agricultural Farm Tour
Tickets are $40; lunch is included in the tour. For more information, contact 941-722-4524.
Hall of Fame Luncheon, noon
Palmetto Women’s Club
910 Sixth Street
Tickets are $12 and may be purchased in advance by calling 941-722-4524.
November 17, 9:00am-4:00pm
Savor the Local Flavor
Stephen P. Clark Government Center, Street Level Lobby
111 N.W. 1st Street
For more information, contact 305-971-5091.
November 17, 11:30am
Farm City Luncheon
Tickets are $6. For more information, contact 863-763-3101
Farm-City Farm to Table Locally Grown Dinner
November 4, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Osceola Heritage Park
1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane
Tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for children 3-12. For more information, contact 321-697-3000.
Palm Beach County
Farm City Week Luncheon
Sundy Feed Store – South Florida Fairgrounds
9067 Southern Boulevard
West Palm Beach
Tickets are $20. For more information, contact 561-790-6200.
Simply Florida Foods
November 19, 10:00am-noon
Pasco County Fairgrounds
36702 State Road 52
For more information, contact 352-523-2411, Ext, 2456; 813-996-2411, Ext. 2456; 727-847-2411, Ext. 2456.
Farm City Day
November 19, 10:00am-2:00pm
11909 125th Street North
For more information, contact 727-582-2123.
St. Lucie County
St. Lucie Farm City Luncheon
November 6, 11:30am
Havert L. Fenn Center
2000 Virginia Avenue
For more information, contact 772-462-1155
Farm City Banquet
November 17, 6:00pm
Washington County Agricultural Center Auditorium
1424 Jackson Avenue (Highway 90)
There is no charge for this event. For more information or to make a reservation, contact 850-638-6180.
If you know of a Farm-City event that is not listed above, please write us and let us know!