Agritech Educational Session and Trade Show Four Points Sheraton, Tampa (Usually the last Tuesday and Wednesday in August) The Florida Strawberry Growers Association in conjunction with the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences hosts a two-day educational session and trade show. The event provides a wide spectrum of information on strawberry production. The conference will qualify growers for continuing education units (CEU's). For grower or exhibitor registration, call FSGA at 813-752-6822.
Strawberry jam Four Points Sheraton, Tampa (Usually the first Friday or Saturday in December) This evening of enchantment lets the "berry" best in our industry and community shine. Growers and their families as well as allied members and community representatives fill the hall with good cheer to recognize the accomplishments of growers, students and volunteers. During the evening, growers receive production awards. In addition, each year up to 15 scholarships are awarded, as well as many more surprises throughout the evening.
Berry Bash (Usually held in the Spring) This casual family event is an end of the season celebration for all the hard-work put in by those associated with the strawberry industry. There are many activities for the kids, familiar faces to visit with and don't forget the delicious food.
Forida Strawberry Festival For dates and ticket information check out their website at www.flstrawberryfestival.com or contact them at 813-752-9194.
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