Media Release

2nd Annual Home Grown Open House

Monday, April 16, 2012 4:50 PM
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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office will be conducting the 2nd  Annual "Alachua Home Grown Open House" on Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 2  p.m., at the Cooperative Extension Office located at 2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville, FL.


For details and class schedule View Event Flyer.


Attendees will learn more about producing and growing local food.  Agricultural market sales in Alachua County are valued at $102 million.  Agricultural products in Alachua County range from beef cattle, vegetables, fruits, nurseries, goats, chickens, and much more.   


View additional programs offered by the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office.

For more information about this program, call 352-955-2402.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.  Persons with disabilities needing special accommodate should contact the Extension Office at least 10 working days prior to the event so that special consideration can be given to the request.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).