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UF/IFAS Extension
Leon County

UF/IFAS Leon Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership throughout Florida, with the mission to improve our lives by developing knowledge in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.

Contact

marcusb@ufl.edu
(850) 606-5200
615 Paul Russell Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Spring into Gardening
Have you ever imagined planting a small garden and growing vegetables for your family? It may seem like a difficult and daunting project, but I assure you the benefits of growing your own vegetables far outweigh the reservations and roadblocks that may have previously stood in your way.  Among these benefits include increased physical activity, stress relief, better mental health, and better nutrition

04/30/2018

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Summer Herbs: From the Garden to the Kitchen Class
Have you ever wanted to start your own Herb Garden? Fresh herbs are a great way to add healthy nutrients to your recipes. Herbs offer Vitamins, antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits

04/23/2018

Healthy Holidays: A New Tradition
We all have family traditions that make our holiday celebrations special. From your great-great-grandma’s sweet potato casserole or pecan pie, to your mother-in-law’s sausage stuffing or decadent plum pudding, there’s one thing that always seems to be a common factor among traditional holiday dishes: a massive amount of, fat, sugar, salt,

10/26/2017

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29 -Tax Returns due April 17, 2018
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced recently the nation’s tax season begins Monday, January 29, 2018.  The IRS also reminds taxpayers claiming certain tax credits to expect a longer wait for refunds

01/26/2018

Holiday Giving
Recently, in what I thought would be a quick Saturday errand, I got stuck in traffic. It took me a moment to realize that the holidays are upon us

12/02/2017

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    Healthy Holidays: A New Tradition
    We all have family traditions that make our holiday celebrations special. From your great-great-grandma’s sweet potato casserole or pecan pie, to your mother-in-law’s sausage stuffing or decadent plum pudding, there’s one thing that always seems to be a common factor among traditional holiday dishes: a massive amount of, fat, sugar, salt,

    10/26/2017

    Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings
    With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium

    10/24/2017