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August  2015
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Events on August 1, 2015
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
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Events on August 3, 2015
  • Beef Cattle Reproduction Management School
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 4, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Description: Beef Cattle Reproduction Management School with Artificial Insemination — This weeklong school is for the serious cattle producer interested in improving their bottom line. All factors involved in reproduction management of the beef herd are covered, including artificial insemination and pregnancy diagnosis. Morning instruction and practice is conducted in the pens, with afternoon instruction in an air-conditioned classroom. Noon cooked meal, all books, and supplies provided for a $300 registration fee. Limited seating available. Contact Joe Walter at jwalter@ufl.edu, or call (407) 948-8810 for additional information.
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Events on August 5, 2015
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
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Events on August 6, 2015
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 6, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on August 8, 2015
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
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Events on August 12, 2015
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
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Events on August 13, 2015
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on August 15, 2015
  • First Coast Specialty Crop Conference
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: University of North Florida, 1 University of North Fl Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224, United States
    Description: Being held at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, this conference will offer programs and information on healthy soils, microgreens, post-harvest handling, farmscaping, branding the farm, and much more. For details or to register, visit http://smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu/firstcoast_conference.html.
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
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Events on August 19, 2015
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
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Events on August 20, 2015
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 20, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on August 22, 2015
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 22, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
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Events on August 26, 2015
  • Haines City Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: Railroad Park, downtown: 555 Ledwith Avenue
    Description: For more information, contact the Marketing Manager, Tommy Cassel at (863) 421-3700.
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Events on August 27, 2015
  • Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, 1500 Masters Boulevard, ChampionsGate, FL 33896, United States
    Description: The fifth annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference will be held at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Florida. Attendees will be able to benefit from some of the nation’s leading agricultural and economic experts. For details or to register, visit http://www.fafmc.org.
  • Winter Haven Farmers' Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 4th Street NW between Avenue E and D NW, Winter Haven, FL
    Description: Held weekly on Thursdays, from 8 to 5 p.m. For details, call Audrey McIntosh at (863) 291-5870.
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Events on August 28, 2015
  • Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, 1500 Masters Boulevard, ChampionsGate, FL 33896, United States
    Description: The fifth annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference will be held at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Florida. Attendees will be able to benefit from some of the nation’s leading agricultural and economic experts. For details or to register, visit http://www.fafmc.org.
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Events on August 29, 2015
  • Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: August 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm
    Location: At E. Pine St. & N. Kentucky Av. (200 block of N. Kentucky Av.) in Downtown Lakeland.
    Description: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
    http://www.downtownfarmerscurbmarket.org
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