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UF/IFAS Extension
Marion County

UF/IFAS Extension Marion County is a cooperation between the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida to deliver relevant, research-based education programs that result in healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies.

Contact

extensionservice@marioncountyfl.org
(352) 671-8400
2232 NE Jacksonville Rd
Ocala, FL 34470

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Have You Had Your Flavonoids Today?
Do you know there are many more substances in our food besides vitamins, minerals, protein, fat, carbohydrate and water that are beneficial for good health? Flavonoids, a group of naturally occurring plant chemicals, generally known as phytochemicals, have been found to provide health benefits.  There are greater than five thousand flavonoid compounds that exist in

04/13/2018

What's Going on Near You

Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health and Wealth
An eight-session educational series on Mondays Dates: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23 Time: 10 to 11:00 a.m

03/01/2018

Jicama – Try This Healthy Crunchy Slaw
Jicama is a root vegetable native to Latin American.  It is also known as yam bean, Mexican turnip and Mexican or Chinese potato

03/29/2018

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

Never Had Edamame?
Edamame is a large-seed soybean (legume) that grows in pods. It is from the same species as field soybeans but has been specifically bred to produce larger seeds with different characteristics for fresh consumption

04/11/2018

“Before I Die I Want To … ” Wall
A Partnership of:UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery, Hospice of Marion County, and Kindred Hospice   The Before I Die I Want to … Wall project in Marion County is part of the national promotion of end-of-life education and awareness and completion of Advance Directives (Health Care Surrogate and Living Will) which are highlighted each year as part of National.

03/29/2018

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    Jicama – Try This Healthy Crunchy Slaw
    Jicama is a root vegetable native to Latin American.  It is also known as yam bean, Mexican turnip and Mexican or Chinese potato

    03/29/2018

    Try This Broccoli Strawberry Orzo Salad
    Broccoli is one of the most nutritious and versatile green vegetables in the United States, gaining in popularity over recent years because of its health benefits.  For starters, it is high in phytochemicals (compounds produced by plants) such as beta-carotene which have antioxidant effects beneficial to good health

    03/19/2018