UF/IFAS Extension
Lee County

Our mission is to respond to Lee County issues and needs through customized education and training in agriculture & natural resources, horticulture, 4-H youth development, marine education, Florida yards and neighborhoods, and family and consumer sciences.

Contact

lee@ifas.ufl.edu
(239) 533-7500
3410 Palm Beach Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Q and A: Understanding Florida’s Cottage Food Law
What is a Cottage Food? A cottage food product is a non-potentially hazardous food product produced in an unlicensed home kitchen. A person who produces a cottage food product is a Cottage Food Operator

02/02/2018

What's Going on Near You

Event: Southwest Florida Fair 4H FFA Livestock Shows
2018 Livestock Shows 2018 Livestock Rules, Regulations & Show Information 2018 Livestock Show Dates and Deadlines by Division Information on Ethics can be found at.

02/06/2018

The Power of Green Design
Development decisions influence our everyday lives much more than we think. These choices impact the economy, our commutes, our taxes, the environment, and even our health

05/16/2017

State Fair offers more than the Midway
The Florida State Fair opens February 8 and runs through the 19th at the state fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. The first state fair was held in 1904 on the grounds of what is now the University of Tampa

02/07/2018

How to: Demystify Florida’s Food Safety Regulating Agencies
Interested in starting a new food related business in Lee County but confused as to what regulatory agency regulates what in Florida? There are three main agencies that regulate food establishments in Florida: the Department of Health, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Department of Health (DOH) regulates civic and fraternal organizations,

12/08/2017

Preserve Your Aging Brain with Food
Nan Jensen, Extension Agent When someone mentions the word “diet, often losing weight come to mind. While the MIND Diet doesn’t guarantee a 10 pound weight loss in the first week or two, it is recognized for its positive effects on the brain and slowing the cognitive decline often associated with aging

07/13/2017

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    The Power of Green Design
    Development decisions influence our everyday lives much more than we think. These choices impact the economy, our commutes, our taxes, the environment, and even our health

    05/16/2017