Media Release

Alachua Home Grown Farm Tours

Thursday, April 3, 2014 11:30 AM
farm tour

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is conducting the 4th Annual "Alachua Home Grown Farm Tours" on Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville). 

The tour bus leaves the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office at 8 a.m. (please arrive by 7:45 a.m.).  A box lunch will be served.  The registration fee is $20.00 (includes lunch and bus fee).  Registration will be limited to the first 40 pre-paid registrants.  To reserve a seat, payment must be made in advance to the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office. 

Agricultural products in Alachua County range from beef cattle, vegetables, fruits, nurseries, goats, chickens, and much more. Agricultural value added impacts is a $102 million dollar industry in Alachua County. 

View/download the tour flyer.

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

An Equal Opportunity Institution.  Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • 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).