Media Release

Annual Ag Fest & Master Gardener Plant Sale

Friday, April 29, 2016 9:00 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL​ - ​The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the annual Ag Fest & Master Gardener Plant Sale on May 21, 2016, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville).

At the Master Gardener Plant Sale a variety of herbs, annuals, perennials, natives, trees, and more are available. Master Gardener volunteers will be on site for advice on selection and care of plants. This annual plant sale is a fundraiser for the Alachua County Master Gardener Volunteer Program.

The Ag Fest provides information on the following: beekeeping, composting, the 4-H program, the Department of Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™, Food & Nutrition Program, raised bed gardening, and more.  A presentation is scheduled on Growing Herbs from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Admission and parking are free.

View/download the event flyer (PDF).

For more information about this program call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office Calendar for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).