Brevard County Farmers Market
Wickham Park
Melbourne
Thursdays
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne FL
Wickham Park Equestrian Area (Stables)




Brevard County Parks and Recreation




Contact Information
Contact Mel Morgan-Stowell, our market manager at 321-633-1702 or email: Market Manager



Events

Upcoming Classes and Events

Homeowner Horticulture

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Seminar:
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Seminar is coming again and it will be held in conjunction with the FIT Botanical Fest in Melbourne. Come learn how to create a Florida-Friendly Landscape with six free presentations available. In addition to the talks, there will also be exhibits, vendors and lots of plants for sale! The event will be held on Saturday, March 7th. The Botanical Fest will begin at 8 am and the presentations will be held from 9 am until 1:15 pm in the Gleason Auditorium right next to the garden. Visit our Eventbrite website to register and for your free ticket for the FFL seminar go to our website or call 633-1702 ext. 224.

Safety

Kids and Cars: A Child Passenger Safety Seminar:
Learn how to properly select, install and use child safety seats. This class will be held at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Cocoa Office on January 16th, 2015, from 10:00 am-12:00pm, and on February 11th, 2015, from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Class will also be held at the Turnquest Community Center, 1686 Marywood Rd. Melbourne, FL 32934 on February 12th, 2015, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Please visit our Eventbrite website to register. Cost: Free.

Food & Nutrition

Preserving Foods: Jams, Jellies and Pickling:
Lean how to can foods! Each participant will be provided with hands-on experience and will take food home. Please bring a box or a container to take your product home as they may still be warm. Class will be held at UF/IFAS Extension Brevard Cocoa Office, on February 14th, 2015 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Cost: $35.

Marine Programs

For-Hire Fishing Workshop

This one day workshop will give you new ideas and proven advice that will help you grow your fishing business.
Workshop topics
will include:

Developing a winning business plan,
Increasing market visibility,
Essentials of social media marketing, and
The latest fisheries research in the Indian River Lagoon and East Coast.

The class will be held Friday February 27th from
8:30am to 3:30pm at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office 3695 Lake Drive, Cocoa, FL
Cost: $25.00

To register, please visit our Eventbrite website

Movie Under the Oaks
Green Flamingo Organics invites you to take part in their rustic farm to picnic event.

This meal is all about fresh and seasonal ingredients. They will be featuring the best produce and proteins that our local farms have to offer and your picnic will be made right at the farm in our their new kitchen.

If you have not been able to come to one of their farm events then you will be in for a treat. It is an experience unlike any other. Just bring a blanket (maybe some camp chairs, if you like) and get ready for a night you will not forget!

Take part in local agriculture in a beautiful, fun and delicious way!

Date: Saturday, February 14th
Time: 6:00pm
Location: 398 N Putnam Grove Rd Oak Hill, FL

*Pre-Registration is Required, spaces are limited!
Contact Liz to Sign Up
386.576.4298

Youth Development

Next Stop:Job:
Learn how to write a resume, cover letter, how to interview and dress for success, as well as how to manage your money. This six hour class will give youth the opportunity to prepare for the future. Open to youth ages 14-18. February 16th, 2015. 9:00am-3:00pm. Cost: Free, lunch included, space limited to 20 participants.

Child Safety Seat Check:
Bring children and safety seats to be checked for proper selection, installation and fit. Call to schedule appointment time. Seat checks will be held at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Cocoa Office on February 11th, 2015, from 10:00am-1:00 pm, and on February 26th, 2015, from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Seat checks will be held at the Turnquest Community Center, 1686 Marywood Rd. Melbourne, FL 32934 on February 12th, 2015, from 1:00pm–4:00pm and on February 25th, 2015 from 9:00am–12:00pm. Call to reserve an appointment at 321-633-1702 ext. 0
Cost: Free

Animal Lovers!

Calling all dog lovers! Did you know one in three pets that participate in agility and competitive sports are expected to experience an injury during their lifetime? Please join us as we present a free educational seminar addressing canine sports injuries and Arthroscopy.

The seminar will be presented Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 7p.m. by Dr. Scott Goett, a Board Certified Small Animal Surgeon, and will be hosted by UF/IFAS Extension Brevard and Animal Emergency and Critical Care of Brevard at the Extension office, 3695 Lake Dr., Cocoa, FL 32926.

Topics will include types of injuries, prognosis, and treatment options.  A question and answer period and refreshments will also be featured.

Space is limited, so please register as soon as possible at our Eventbrite website.

For further information, please contact Jessica at.

 

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