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Farmers Market Symposium in Pensacola March 8

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On Tuesday, March 8, 2016,  UF/IFAS Extension Escambia County will hold a Farmers Market Symposium from 8:30-3:30.  The meeting will take place at the Langley Bell 4-H Auditorium, 3730 Stefani Road Cantonment FL 32533.


  • Overview of Florida Farmers Markets

  • Starting a Community Garden

  • Best Practices at Farmers Markets

  • Food Safety Guidelines for Growers and Vendors

  • Multiple Payment Options for Farmers Markets

  • Cottage Food Laws

  • Marketing Opportunities

  • Food Safety at the Farmers Market

  • Additional Optional Session: Farmers Market Nutrition Program Training for any interested vendors


Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  The cost is $ 15 for pre-registration, $ 20 at the door.  REGISTER ONLINE at http://tinyurl.com/IFAS-Farmers-Market-Symposium

For more information, contact Christina Walmer or by phone at 850.475.5230





Author: Libbie Johnson – libbiej@ufl.edu

Agriculture agent at UF IFAS Escambia County Extension.

Libbie Johnson

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