City Farm Week celebrates farming | Sumter County Shopper

City Farm Week celebrates farming |  Sumter County Shopper

This Thanksgiving month, Farm-City Week provided a great way to thank farmers. At the November 12 event to celebrate farming, as well as beneficial partnerships between farmers and consumers, activities at Oxford’s Whispering Oaks Winery included educational presentations, lunch and a winery tour.

Guest speakers include Anna Jameson, Bright Leaf Citrus Nursery. Jim Davis, University of Florida Director/IFAS Multi-District Extension in Sumter and Hernando County; Norma Samuel, UF/IFAS Extension Agent; and Laura Bennett, UF/IFAS Multi-Provincial Sustainable Livestock Agent for Sumter, Hernando and Pasco counties.

The event was hosted by the Sumter County Economic Development Organization, UF/IFAS and other community partners.

For more information, visit www.sumtercountyfl.gov/farmcity or call Sumter County Economic Development at 352-689-4400.

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