Friday, May 16, 2014

Registration is Open! // 2014 FL Small Farms and Alt Enterprises Conf

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Update - Registration is Open!

Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference

August 1 - 2, 2014 * Osceola Heritage Park * Kissimmee, FL*


Check out the fantastic selection of workshops, sessions



Register now to secure space. Learn More »


Support a Florida Small Farmer's Attendance


Each year we provide support to Florida small farmers who request help to attend this educational and networking event. If you would like to help a Florida small farmer participate, simply indicate your donation amount when you register. Learn More »


Florida Producers: Sell Your Products!

Submission Deadline May 20th 


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We want to offer as much Local, Fresh Florida-produced food that is possible for this conference. This is an opportunity to showcase your products and expand your market.


Submission deadline: May 20th, 2014.

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Potential Exhibitors:
What Makes This Event So Special?


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 « Designed specifically for beginning, small, family, mid-size, and transitional farmers of Florida.  

« Enhanced functions exclusively in the exhibit area. See the NEW Exhibit Schedule of Events 


« Visibility is maximized. See the NEW floor plan 


« ALL WITHIN 24 hours from setup to tear down. Making efficient use of Your Time.


Show and Share: Poster Presentation Opportunity


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·  Generate visibility for your organization, farm, or company.

·  Share details of your work, successes and lessons learned.

·  Interact directly with Florida's farming communities.


Submit an abstract for consideration as a poster presentation today!
Submission deadline: 5:00pm, June 16th 2014.   

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THANK YOU for Your Commitment and Support




Interested in supporting the conference? See sponsorship opportunities or contact
Bob Hochmuth, Sponsorship Chair, Tel: 386-362-1725; Email:




* General Information: Mandy Stage, 352-392-5930,

* Sponsorship Opportunities: Bob Hochmuth, 386-362-1725, 

* Exhibitor Information: Derek Barber, 386- 752-5384, 

* Educational Session Content : Danielle Treadwell, 352-273-4775,
* Poster Presentation: Dan Fenneman, 850-973-4138,
* Florida Food Products:

    - Jim DeValerio, 904-966-6299, 
    - Jessica Sullivan, 321- 697-3000,    


About Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises


A statewide team of UF and FAMU cooperative extension service faculty and staff host a farming resources website with information such as "getting started" and"marketing" as well as links to valuable sources, and much more.


In addition to the statewide conference, the Small Farms team also coordinates several regional workshops, and working groups that meet periodically on operating small farms.


Visit the Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises website to access these helpful resources and further information about farming in Florida.


Visit the Calendar of Events  section of the website to view upcoming educational programs offered in your region and throughout the state, including:

- Applications and Analyses of Mycorrhizal Associations 


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