First Coast Specialty Crop Conference
Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
Online Registration is now closed
But don't worry!!
On-site registration will be available on
Saturday August 15 at 8:00 am
at the University of North Florida Student Union
See you there!!
We are pleased to announce Patty Cantrell
as our Conference Keynote Speaker!!
Cantrell has more than 20 years of work focusing on the community economic development power that comes from supporting family-scale, local farms in their work to produce tasty, healthy food for people and the planet.
To learn more about Patty and her talk at the conference
visit our blog here.
To attend the on-farm workshops on August 13 and 14, visit: www.firstcoastworkshops.eventbrite.com
For more information contact your County Extension Office or call 352-294-1692
Conference Program at a Glance
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Ask for the First Coast Specialty Crop Conference room block to obtain the discount.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jacksonville SE Med Ctr - (6 minutes ride from Conference Venue)
Discounted Hotel Rates for conference participants are available until August 10
4791 Windsor Commons Court
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone 904-421-7000 Fax 904-421-7001
Prices include Tax
2 Queens w/Chair - $94.92
1 King w/Sofa - 94.92
Junior King Suite - $117.52
1 Queen Bed Suite - 140.12
Marriot Courtyard Jacksonville Mayo Clinic/Beaches - (9 minute ride from the Conference Venue)
Discounted Hotel Rates for conference participants are available until August 8
14390 Mayo Boulevard,
Jacksonville FL 32224
Phone 904-223-1700 (Let them know you are looking for the UF/IFAS group rate)
Prices do not include Tax
2 Queens - $79.00
1 King w/Sofa - $79.00
To Make reservations click here
On or before July 31, 2015: All refund requests must be received in writing by July 31, 2015. A processing fee of $10.00 will be deducted from all refunds. No refunds will be honored for cancellations after this date. Email refund requests to Jose Perez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Feel free to reach us over the phone at 352-294-1692 or email email@example.com for any questions or concerns you may have.
When & Where
UF/IFAS Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Extension Team
The team develops small farm educational programs for small to mid-sized farm operators to ensure their farms remain vital to Florida’s communities in a way that is socially, environmentally and economically sustainable.