UF/IFAS Extension, farmers talk leafy greens

Who: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension faculty and local farmers

What: The next meeting of the Florida Agricultural Network will include presentations by UF/IFAS Extension faculty, local farmer Ben Strong and Chef James Jackson of the Call Street Café on growing and marketing leafy greens. Presentations will be followed by dinner and networking.

“UF/IFAS Extension partnership with the Florida Agricultural Network fosters communication among farmers, and among farmers and UF/IFAS Extension agents,” said Jim Devalerio, agricultural agent with UF/IFAS Extension Bradford County. “The effort overlaps with our mission to provide relevant, research-based information to an ever-growing small farms client base.”

When: 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30

Where: Farmside location (4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m): 1930 NE CR 225, Lawtey, FL 32058

Indoor location (5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.): Lawtey Recreation Center, 0.1 miles west of US301 on CR225 (right after the police station – parking in rear)

Contact: Jim Devalerio, 904-966-6299, jtd@ufl.edu

UF/IFAS photo by Tyler Jones

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Posted: January 30, 2017


Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Cole Crops


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