In This Issue
· ABOUT US
· Reasons to become a member
· U Pick Season
· Edible Plants
· Highlighted Member Benefit
· Upcoming Events
We are the state’s largest, non-profit general agricultural organization. We are more than 146,000 member-families strong. Through a grassroots structure, we ensure the future of family farms, locally grown food and the rural land. Membership in the Florida Farm Bureau means that you are part of a growing community of families who support agriculture in our state. Your membership is one of the most economical investments you make each year. Your membership provides you with valuable benefits and resources to help you save money and stay connected to pertinent issues affecting agriculture in our state.
REASONS TO BECOME A FARM BUREAU MEMBER:
SAVE MONEY - Take advantage of valuable discounts and savings on vehicles, healthcare, insurance, travel and farm equipment. Your savings can pay for your membership.
ADVOCATE - Help make a difference in your community by advocating for issues important to you at the local, state and national level.
BUY FLORIDA’S BEST - Receive exclusive discounts on Florida’s Best® products through the Florida Farm Bureau Buyers Club (FAMA), the oldest and largest club in the country.
GAIN KNOWLEDGE - Network with peers and other commodity groups while gaining professional experience and leadership skills.
STAY INFORMED - Receive a subscription to FloridAgriculture magazine, which covers interesting general interest topics in Florida. Also receive pertinent agricultural updates on current research and public policy issues.
To become a member contact Kim Lott @ 850-671-FARM or online at
U PICK SEASON IS COMING
Jubilee Orchards –U- Pick Blueberry Farm from April 14th to June 3rd, Saturdays 9-2pm, Sundays 12-4pm, 12008 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL. jubileeorchards.com
Myrtle Creek Farms – U- Pick Blueberry Farm from May to July, 2184 Tram Road, Monticello, FL. Contact: Scott Steele (850) 997- 0533
Eating in-season Florida produce not only means you're supporting local farmers, but it also means you are getting the freshest and best-tasting fruits and veggies possible! Use our availability chart to always know what's in season!
HIGHLIGHTED FLORIDA FARM BUREAU MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT
Florida Farm Bureau members receive special access to the John Deere’s GreenFleet™ Loyalty Rewards program, providing members with a free two-year Platinum 2 membership.
Theses GreenFleet™ great perks like
-Valuable Equipment Discounts
-Monthly member email with exclusive offers
-10% Off Workshop Products...
-10% Off JohnDeereStore.com
-Special low-rate financing
To learn more about this great member benefit visit: http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/discounts/john-deere/
April 5 -7, 2018 - State Women’s Leadership Conference, The Westshore Grand, Tampa, FL
April 7, 2018 from 9am to 5pm, Springtime Tallahassee Festival: Jubilee in the Park, Downtown Tallahassee, FL
April 10, 2018 @ 6pm – Composting With Worms Workshop , UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office, 615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, FL
April 13 -14, 2018 – Farewell Whale of Sale , North Florida Fairgrounds, Tallahassee, FL
May 3, 2018 @ 6pm – Annual Suwannee CARES Celebration, UF/ IFAS NFREC- Suwannee Valley 8202 CR 417 Live Oak, FL 32060
May 8 – 10, 2018 - Field to the Hill, Washington, DC
May 9 – 11, 2018 – State Administrative Assistants Conference, Residence Inn, Daytona Beach, FL