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2017 Jackson County Farm City Festival – November 3 & 4

 Friday, November 3 Farm City Breakfast – Rivertown Community Church, Marianna Antique Tractor Drive – Highway 90 from Ag Center – Downtown Marianna Lawn Mower Pull – Jackson County Ag Center (Hwy 90) Saturday, November 4          Antique Tractor Pull & Agricultural Festival – Jackson County Ag Center (Hwy 90) Join the festivities as we honor …

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Highlight Video of the 2016 Farm City Festival

For the third year, the Chamber of Commerce has coordinated a two-day festival to help Jackson County citizens celebrate national Farm-City Week.  The festival events included an awards breakfast, antique tractor drive down Highway 90, a lawn mower pull, an an antique tractor pull, with food and craft vendors, agricultural exhibits, and kids activities.

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2016 Jackson County Farm City Awards

For 43 years the Chamber of Commerce and the has hosted a celebration during Farm City Week to bring together town and rural business owners with farmers and ranchers.  The Farm City Breakfast was held on Friday, November 18th at Rivertown Community Church.  There were 14 farm families honored along with highlight presentations from the …

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2015 Farm City Festival Highlights

The Jackson County Farm City Festival was even bigger and better in it’s second year.  On Friday morning over 250 people gathered at Rivertown Community Church to recognize 11 farm families with 13 awards.  Following the breakfast, 23 antique tractors drove six miles from the Agriculture Center on Highway 90 to the Marianna Farmers Market, …

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Jackson Library Cowboy Poetry Night

Cowboy Poetry Round-Up Jackson County Public Library Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:00 p.m. 2929 Green St. Marianna FL Throughout the history of the American West and Florida in particular, cowboy poets have played an important role in preserving western heritage and the culture of Florida through oral and written poetry. The long tradition and endearing …

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2014 Farm City Festival Highlights

The Jackson County Farm City Celebration was bigger and better than ever this year.  On Friday morning over 300 people gathered at Rivertown Community Church to recognize 12 farm families.  Following the breakfast, 25 antique tractors drove six miles from the Agriculture Center on Highway 90 to the Marianna Farmers Market, and then made the …

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2014 Farm-City Festival November 21 & 22

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Jackson County Farm Bureau, Jackson County Extension, and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida have teamed up to develop the first Jackson County Farm City Festival.  For the previous 40 years, Jackson County has celebrated Farm City Week with a banquet or a breakfast with the highlights being the annual …

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