Media Release

Alachua County Talks: Food Co-Op/Kitchen Incubator

Friday, November 13, 2009 3:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - A new edition of "Alachua County Talks" featuring an interview with Gretchen McIntyre, co-founder of the local food co-op store project in Alachua County and Maya Garner, co-founder of the kitchen incubator project in Alachua County, premieres tonight on Community 12 TV at 7:30 p.m.  The Citizen Food Co-op will provide shoppers the opportunity to buy locally produced food. The kitchen incubator will assist local early-stage catering, retail and wholesale food businesses. The interviews provide an in-depth look at both endeavors, including discussions of the benefits to local food growers and producers, small businesses and the community at large.

Alachua County Talks airs at 7:30 p.m. every night except Thursday, and at 7:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. every day.  Special or regular County Commission meetings may preempt any showing.

To view this edition of "Alachua County Talks" immediately on Video on Demand, click here.

To view the complete Channel 12 schedule, click here.

For more information, call the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5226.


  • 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).