July 30, 2013
|Exhibit Show times:|
|August 2 (Friday)||5:00pm — 7:00pm|
|August 3 (Saturday)||7:00am — 4:30pm|
|There is no show on Sunday|
Agri Starts, Inc.
Booth Number: 615
1728 Kelly Park Rd, Apopka, FL 32712
Agristarts is a plant tissue culture propagator specializing in edible, tropical, native, and other niche market plants. Agristarts also provides custom propagation services.
AgroClimate - UF IFAS Extension
Booth Number: 318
271 Frazier Rogers Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-0570
Tel: 352-392-1864 ext.271
AgroClimate.org is a web-based climate information system for the Southeast USA
Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University
Booth Number: 403
115 Extension Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849
Alabama Vegetable IPM Campaign is part of the statewide Commercial Horticulture Program Area, Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Many grants from federal, state, and industry sources have supported this initiative that educates 1200 producers every year.
Booth Number: 408
6272 McIntosh Road, Sarasota, FL 34238
In 1982, Albert's Organics saw the potential of organic fresh produce. Today, we're the premiere distributor of organic fresh foods, working closely with local and regional farmers across the country.
Americert International fka OIA North America
Booth Number: 613
2603 NW 13th Street #228, Gainesville, FL 32609
Americert International is a USDA National Organic Program accredited certifying agent certifying organic handlers, processors, and growers. Additionally, Americert offers FARMGAP on farm food safety good agricultural practices certification, organic input registry approval, and Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP)certification.
Animal Welfare Approved
Booth Number: 420
1007 Queen Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Animal Welfare Approved is a free third-party certification and food label for family farmers raising animals outdoors on pasture or range according to the highest welfare standards.
Booth Number: 605
686 Museum Rd, Reitz Union B73, Gainesville, FL 32611
ARAMARK provides award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world.
Booth Number: 608
5250 International Drive, Orlando, FL
Oak Ridge Market at Artegon will soon showcase Florida’s finest local and regional purveyors of fresh produce, meats, fish and dairy as well as other locally produced foods and natural products. The market will also include a licensed community kitchen and classroom, Florida-fresh dining and prepared foods, a food distribution hub and more! Learn how you can market your products here.
Black Gold Compost Company
Booth Number: 400
P.O. Box 190, Oxford, FL 34484
Black Gold Compost Co. has been packaging quality soils for over 44 years. Dynamite 9 month Plant Food and Terracycle are the newest additions to our family.
Booth Number: 310
382 C 478-A, Webster, FL 33597
Brandt manufactures and distributes micronutritionals, and pest management products including a line of organics.
Central FL Livestock Agents' Group & NE FL Livestock Agents' Group
Booth Number: 409
2800 NE 39th AVE, Gainesville, FL 32609
Website: cflag.ifas.ufl.edu ; nfbfg.ifas.ufl.edu
Primary goals of the Livestock Agents' Groups is to provide Extension Educational Programming for livestock and forage producers which will increase profitability and sustainability.
Douglas Speed & Associates
Booth Number: 612
5127 Otter Creek Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
The Quantum Growth Series are revolutionary biological plant growth enhancement products proven to increase nutrient uptake, enhance root growth, and increase yields while reducing supplemental irrigation, fertilizer and fungicide usage.
Booth Number: 621
P.O. Box 940783, Maitland, FL 32794
We are in our second decade of providing high quality, all natural and organic soil amendments and fertilizers-Feeding your soil as well as your plants yields superior results for growers
Enza Zaden USA
Booth Number: 511
27610 Crosby Rd, Myakka City, FL 34251
Everglades Farm Equipment
Booth Number: 519 / 521 /618 / 620
906 US Hwy 301 N, Palmetto, FL 34221
Family owned and operated since 1963, we offer the full John Deere line of equipment to meet all your property needs. With 12 locations to serve you, stop by our booth to see how the #1 John Deere dealer in the world can reduce your stress!
Booth Number: 303
215 Perry-Paige Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32307
Booth Number: 304
215 Perry-Paige Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32307
Florida A&M University Extension/Crops will exhibit selective crop related extension activities. The exhibit include information on herbs, hydroponics and value added pepper products.
FAMU FCS/4-H/Youth Development
Booth Number: 305
215 Perry-Paige Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32307
Booth Number: 610
PO Box 8009, Lakeland, FL 33802
Farm Credit is a Member-Owned, agricultural lender serving Florida’s ranchers, growers, and farmers, since 1916. We make loans for capital, operating, or residential purposes and sell crop insurance.
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund/WAPF
Booth Number: 518
8116 Arlington Blvd, #263, Falls Church, VA 22042
Tel: 703- 208-3276
The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and protects consumer access to raw milk and nutrient dense foods.
FDACS Office of Agricultural Water Policy
Booth Number: 619
1203 Governors Square Blvd, Suite 200, Tallahassee, FL 32301
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Agricultural Water Policy facilitates the development of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for agricultural water quality and quantity conservation, in addition to other programs.
FL Farm Bureau Federation & FL Farm Bureau Insurance
Booth Number: 604
PO Box 147030, Gainesville, FL 32614
Farm Bureau exists to strengthen family farms and local communities. We apply a collective effort to solve farmers’ problems. We speak on behalf of ALL farms. The majority of the state’s family farmers are members. The FL Farm Bureau Insurance offers members access to a full line of quality products.
Florida A&M University
Booth Number: 603
Rm 215 Perry-Paige Bldg South, Tallahassee, FL 32307
The College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) is the land-grant arm at Florida A&M University. CAFS offers opportunities for students to grow professionally and build for the future. We specialize in programs related to and for Florida Farmers.
Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension - Marketing
Booth Number: 306
Rm 215 Perry-Paige Bldg South, Tallahassee, FL 32307
The goal of the program is to enhance the competitiveness of small farm operations through effective marketing & business management practices. Group training activities involve enterprise and market demonstrations and field day activities in school and other alternative marketing strategies, enterprise development and production practices.
Florida Automated Weather Network
Booth Number: 316
1740 McCarty Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611
The Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) provides weather data and weather-related tools to a Florida citizens.
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Booth Number: 501 / 600 / 602
407 South Calhoun Street, Room 411, Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Florida Department of Agriculture offers services like Agricultural Dealer’s Licenses and the Florida Agricultural Promotional Campaign to assist Florida’s 47,000 agricultural producers, many of whom are small farmers.
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, CAPS
Booth Number: 505
1911 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
Florida Farm to School Partnership
Booth Number: 418
PO Box 110690 Dept. Hort Sci, Gainesville, FL 32611
The Florida Farm to School Partnership is a collaboration of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), Division of Food, Nutrition, and Wellness and the University of Florida-IFAS to improve access of fresh Florida products in school meals and enhance nutrition education statewide.
Florida FGT LLC
Booth Number: 410
POB 357103, Gainesville, FL 32635-7103
Florida FGT provides forest/agricultural landowners the expertise necessary to establish and manage fast-growing Eucalyptus grandis, E. amplifolia, Corymbia torelliana, cottonwood, cypress, and pine for multiple uses, including mulchwood, windbreaks, bioenergy, and dendroremediation.
Florida Food Policy Council
Booth Number: 309
119 Heron Parkway, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
FFPC encourages the development and expansion of the capacity of local food systems (foodsheds) to meet food security needs in communities across Florida
Florida Grazing Lands Coalition
Booth Number: 509
27101 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34945-5000
This is a non-profit organization of citizen groups in Florida interested in addressing resource conservation and environmental concerns on private grazing lands.
Florida Pomegranate Association
Booth Number: 112
6360 Johnston Rd., Zolfo Springs, FL 33890
Our mission is to create, direct, and promote a pomegranate industry in the State of Florida.
Florida State Beekeepers Assoc
Booth Number: 515
1500 Herndon Ave, Enterprise, FL 32725
Florida State Beekeepers Association's goal is to provide resources for improvement of beekeeping methods in Florida; to act as medium for mutual beekeeping methods. We also want to increase awareness of importance of managed honey bees.
Global Organic Specialty Source, Inc.
Booth Number: 617
6284 McIntosh Rd., Sarasota, FL 34238
Tel: 941-358-6555 ext.321
Global Organic Specialty Source is the premier organic produce distribution company in the southeast. Based in Sarasota, Florida, we support local farmers while serving customers in eight states.
High Mowing Organic Seeds
Booth Number: 401
76 Quarry Lane, Wolcott, VT 05680
High Mowing Organic Seeds is an independently-owned, farm-based seed company dedicated to supporting sustainable agriculture and providing farmers and gardeners with the highest quality certified organic seed.
Hillside Orchard Farms
Booth Number: 510
105 Mitcham Circle, Tiger, GA 30576
Hillside Orchard Farms is a supplier of high quality jar items, contract packaging services and value added program.
Hoodridge Unlimited, Inc.
Booth Number: 411
6699 NW 66th Way, Parkland, FL 33067
Offering effective and safe products that enhance plant growth. A natural choice for fertilizers, soil amendments, and insect and disease control. Proud distributor of MicroStart60.
Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida
Booth Number: 405
1235 Fifield Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611
Showcasing our vegetable grafting research program and demonstrate different grafting methods for different types of vegetables.
IFAS Extension Bookstore
Booth Number: 106 /108
PO BOX 110011; Bldg. 440, Mowry Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
The Bookstore sells publications produced by UF faculty researchers about all aspects of agriculture including plant disease, pesticide management, horticulture, livestock, natural resources and wildlife.
Island Grove Ag Products-Nursery Division
Booth Number: 500
2600 SE 193rd Ave., Hawthorne, FL 32640
Island Grove Nursery produces High Quality Florida Fresh edible plants for Farmers, Garden Centers, and the Landscape trade. Island Grove Winery produces Florida Fresh Fruit Wines.
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Booth Number: 413
912 East 46th Street, Tifton, GA 31794
Johnny's contributes to grower success in two ways. First by providing the highest quality seed of the best varieties of vegetables, herbs and flowers. Secondly by providing an extensive library of growing info and recommendations to customers.
KY Burley Moldings, Inc.
Booth Number: 623
234 Highway 433, Mackville, KY 40040
We are a company with over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing and selling of float trays for the production of plants in greenhouses and water beds.
Localecopia, Inc. / Localecopia Marketplace
Booth Number: 312
PO Box 844, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Localecopia is focused on bringing together businesses, producers, educators and government organizations for the purpose lessening our carbon footprint by supporting local product consumption, helping operations better utilize waste and bringing together individuals to help achieve sustainable business practices.
Booth Number: 110
4934 Windflower Circle, Sarasota, FL 34241
LocalPlants.com is a free place to sell plants, trees, container gardens, and related products to your local community.
Magna Bon II, LLC
Booth Number: 415
2045 sw 127th Avenue, Davie, FL 33325
Magna Bon II, LLC Okeechobee, FL. An advanced OMRI Listed Liquid Copper Fungicide. Made in the US. Stop by booth 415 to get your FREE SAMPLE of CS2005 while supplies last.
Booth Number: 611
18069 Laurel Valley Road, Fort Myers, FL 33967
Since 1994, MerchantSource®, powered by TMS, has been providing credit, debit, gift card and SNAP/EBT merchant processing equipment and services. Our own farming background has helped us to provide specialized assistance in implementation Wireless processing solutions to Farmers' Markets. Contact us at 1-800-313-5198.
Booth Number: 609
3721 SR 50, Webster, FL 33597
Grass fed beef ranch that's a distributer of organic and natural fertilizers, soil amendments, livestock minerals that are used & proven on our ranch. We also do pasture and crop services, as well as build custom sprayers
MPT Mustard Products & Technologies Inc.
Booth Number: 512
911 Hickory Fork Drive, Seffner, FL 33584
Natural dry granular pre-plant soil treatment for the control of nematodes and soil borne diseases made from mustard seed. Works as a slow release 5-1-1 fertilizer after initial wetting action. OMRI Listed.
Booth Number: 516
3040 Continental Drive, Butte, MT 59702
NCAT's ATTRA project provides research, publications and individual assistance for sustainable agriculture-agriculture producers across the nation. www.ncat.org; www.attra.ncat.org
Booth Number: 606
2810 Industrial Parkway, Santa Maria, CA 93455
PrimusLabs is a global leader in food safety and is expanding its services to local farmers via the Local Farmer Program. The program eases the process by which small-scale farmers successfully implement and verify personalized food safety plans in order to participate in markets that increasingly demand truly local produce.
Protect U.S. - University of Florida
Booth Number: 507
970 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611
Protect U.S., the community invasive species network (www.protectingusnow.org), is concerned with protecting agricultural and natural areas in the U.S. from exotic, invasive species through education.
Quality Certification Services (QCS)
Booth Number: 314
PO Box 12311, Gainesville, FL 32604
QCS strives to protect the integrity of organics. QCS’ ISO 65 and NOP accredited organic certification program offers Aquaculture, EU, JAS, Canada, AJP, Smithsonian Bird Friendly, and Stock Free certification.
RootMaker Products Company LLC
Booth Number: 320
PO Box 14553, Huntsville, AL 35815
Our products are designed to promote root branching and new roots at every phase of nursery production, whether above-ground, in-ground, or even in-pot.
Simple Living Institute, Inc
Booth Number: 514
10001 Creekwater Blvd, Orlando, FL 32825
A 501c3 educational nonprofit established in 2002: develop & publish CF Local Food Guide, promote sustainable growing; teach & model permaculture; establish community and school gardens, host monthly Organic Growers programs & detailed workshops
Small Business Development Center at UNF
Booth Number: 419
12000 Alumni Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32224
The Small Business Development Center at the University of North Florida can help small farmers become more successful and meet the challenges of tomorrow. Starting a farm, buying or selling an existing operation or growing your farm to the next level, we can help!
Small Farms Academy
Booth Number: 319
7580 County Road 136, Live Oak, FL 32060
Tel: 386-362-1725 ext.102
Helping small farm producers prosper through education, networking and adaptive research.
Society of St Andrew
Booth Number: 308
PO BOX 536842, ORLANDO, FL 32853-6842
Society of St. Andrew, a non-profit hunger relief organization partners with farmers/growers salvage fresh produce graded out from the fields and packing houses. Utilizing thousands of volunteers we save and distribute the fresh nutritious produce to local food banks for the hungry.
Booth Number: 311
1109 Experiment Station, Stuckey Bldg, Griffin, GA 30223
We have information to help farmers and ranchers move profitably toward production systems compatible with the goal of sustainable agriculture, including good land stewardship, enhancing quality of life, and strengthening rural communities.
Suwannee Valley AEC - Living Extension IPM Field Laboratory
Booth Number: 321
Lei Lani Davis
7580 County Road 136, Live Oak, FL 32060
Tel: 386-362-1725 ext.108
The goal of our project is to establish a unique, whole-farm agro-ecological system to use as a demonstration environment for specialty crop farmers. We are creating a field laboratory by transforming an existing 300 acre research farm into a living, hands-on IPM teaching laboratory.
UF, IFAS, Doctor of Plant Medicine Program
Booth Number: 404
970 natural area drive, Gainesville, FL 32611
The multidisciplinary DPM Program consists of courses and practical training in Agronomy, Entomology/Nematology, Horticultural Sciences, Plant Pathology, and Soil and Water Science. Our goal is to train students in the science, practice and business of professional plant medicine, preparing them for a wide variety of interesting and rewarding careers.
UF, IFAS, Extension and Research
Booth Number: 114 /116
UF, IFAS County Extension Agents
Have questions about crops, livestock, insects, water, licenses or other agricultural concerns? Stop by to get answers, meet your county extension agent and learn more about how your agent can provide solutions for you.
UF, IFAS, Extension Soil Testing Laboratory
Booth Number: 517
631 Wallace Building, Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel: 352-392-1950 ext.226
To serve the citizens of Florida, by providing appropriately selected soil, plant and water testing, interpretation and recommendations as an educational service through the Cooperative Extension Service to guide management decisions affecting lime and fertilizer use and efficiency.
UF, IFAS, IPM Florida
Booth Number: 402
P.O. Box 110620, Gainesville, FL 32611
UF IPM Florida minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks by establishing sustainable pest management systems in rural and urban environments. This program delivers the latest research based information through expert/specialist multi-agency partnerships.
UF, IFAS, Mid-Florida REC
Booth Number: 502
2725 South Binion Road, Apopka, FL 32703
The MREC mission is organized around three program/issue areas: Plant Development, Plant Protection, and Plant Management. In addition we have educational partnerships with the Colleges of Agricultural & Life Sciences and the Warrington College of Business Administration.
University of Florida, IFAS, CREC
Booth Number: 607
700 Experiment Station Road, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
Our program provides training and educational materials for small farms, commercial growers, and residents about established and exotic pests and diseases of Florida citrus.
USDA APHIS PPQ
Booth Number: 503
214 N Andes Avenue, Orlando, FL 32807
Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) is a program within the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). PPQ safeguards agriculture and natural resources from the entry, establishment, and spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds into the United States of America; and supports trade and exports of U.S. agricultural products.
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
Booth Number: 614
2290 Lucien Way, Ste 300, Maitland, FL 32751
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture.
USDA National Appeals Division
Booth Number: 513
P.O. Box 11508, Cordova, SD 38088-1508
The National Appeals Division reports directly to the Secretary of Agriculture and is independent of other parts of USDA. Its sole mission is to provide fair and timely hearings and appeals to USDA program participants.
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Booth Number: 508
2614 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
Originally established by Congress in 1935 as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), NRCS has expanded to become a conservation leader for all natural resources, ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges, like climate change.
Booth Number: 504
1800 S. Kirkman Rd., Orlando, FL 32811
The Landscape and Horticulture Technology Program at Valencia College offers an A.S. degree with either a specialization in Landscape or Horticulture, as well as several Technical Certificates. These certificates can lead up to the two-year degree or can be pursued independently of the A.S. degree.
Booth Number: 601
15000 US Hwy 441 South, Summerfield, FL 34491
Verti-Gro® specializes in vertical growing and vertical gardening to utilize space, water and energy in an efficient manner. Our systems provide for high density production for the commercial grower and space saving for the hobbyist or home gardener.
Water & Earth Sciences, Inc.
Booth Number: 417
343 W Central Ave - Suite 104, Lake Wales, FL 33853
Water & Earth Sciences is the Florida Distributor of Decagon Soil Moisture Monitoring Equipment. Decagon systems allow for precise crop irrigation to conserve water, fuel, fertilizer, time, and money all while maximizing crop production.
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