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UF/IFAS Extension
Lake County

UF/IFAS Extension Lake County is a partnership between State, Federal, and Lake County government for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

lake@ifas.ufl.edu
(352)-343-4101
1951 Woodlea Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Healthy snacks for back to school
Written by: Lusia Ortiz, FCS Intern Back to school does not only involve meeting the teacher, shopping for clothes and school supplies, it also includes planning and making nutritious meals and snacks. With the new academic school year closely approaching, very little time may be set aside for this task

08/16/2019

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Reducing Sodium in Your Diet
Do you want to limit your intake of sodium but don’t know how? Too much sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. On average, Americans consume 3,400 milligrams or more of sodium per day

02/10/2018

Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2
By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Perhaps you’re single, a college student, widowed, or empty-nesters. Cooking for one or two people can be difficult

10/22/2017

UF/IFAS Experts Help Farmers Cope with Mental Stress
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla --- When some people think of a farmer, they conjure an image of a stoic, tough-as-nails figure – one who can cope with any hardship

10/03/2019

Community Wellness Focus on New Walking Program
Let's Walk Florida Walking has many benefits—physical exercise, weight loss, stress relief, better sleep and more positive mood. A new University of Florida walking program adds another benefit: comradery

06/18/2019

Local Fruit in Season
Now that spring has arrived, many are wondering what local fruits are in season. In Florida, it’s berry season

04/19/2018

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    Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2
    By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Perhaps you’re single, a college student, widowed, or empty-nesters. Cooking for one or two people can be difficult

    10/22/2017

    Health Benefits of Gardening
    By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent In addition to providing nutritious fruits and vegetables, gorgeous landscaping and beautiful flowers for decoration, gardening offers a variety of health benefits. Fall is the perfect time to dig deep into the soil and start reaping all of the rewards that gardening can bring

    10/15/2017