The public is invited to the “First Coast Fresh Growers Cooperative Farm Stroll” to be held Sunday, April 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free and will feature tours given by farmers of their farm operations. This family friendly event will also feature local chefs preparing and serving local farm products. Additionally local artists supporting “Art Breakers” www.artbreakers.org will exhibit their works. Art Breakers are artists for the fight against cancer.
This event will focus mostly on full time family farms in Putnam and St. Johns Counties that derive the majority of their in- come from their local farming operations. First Coast Fresh Growers Cooperative is a newly formed local family farms marketing cooperative with a goal to sustain family farm profitability and improve the nutrition and health of consumers by providing fresh, healthy food with the highest food safety standards.
For more information go to: www.firstcoastfresh.com
List of participating farms:
7086 County Road 16A St. Augustine, FL 32092
Blue Sky Farms
4805 CR 13 South Elkton, FL 32033
8155 Barnes Farm Road Hastings, FL 32145
University of Florida IFAS Extension Florida Partnership for Water, Agriculture, and Community Sustainability at Hastings
595 East St. Johns Ave. Hastings, FL 32145
9260 SR 207 Hastings, FL 32145
Blueberry Hill Farm
1522 County Road 308 Crescent City, FL 32112
Log Cabin Winery
376 CR 309 Satsuma, FL 32189
St. Johns Oaks Vineyard
1640 CR 308 Crescent City, FL 32112
An interactive map of the participating farms can be found by clicking here.