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Patrons pick through piles of produce at the Phillippi Farmhouse Market in Sarasota County

Grow Your Own Food

Extension offers myriad resources to help you grow your own foods. Sign up for a class or workshop, or select from an array of Extension and University of Florida publications.

Organic Gardening

Meet the Plant

"Meet the Plant" is a series of presentations to introduce plant families of important agricultural and cultural crop plants. This series is intended to expand the awareness and familiarity of the general public with different Florida crops. To complement your crop growing knowledge, these topics include the natural history, center of origin, phytochemistry, and agricultural history of different crops within different plant families. Sign up for a class or workshop (search on term "meet the plant").

Grow-Your-Own-Foods Workshops

Contemplative Food Gardening

For information on locally grown foods, visit our Local Food page.

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