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UF/IFAS Extension
Sarasota County

A county, state and federal partnership, we translate research into community initiatives, classes, and volunteer opportunities related to agriculture; community development; gardening and landscaping; natural resources; nutrition and healthy living; and youth development.

Contact

sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu
941.861.9900
6700 Clark Road (Twin Lakes Park, Green Building)
Sarasota, Fla. 34241

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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EVENT: North Sarasota hurricane preparedness event
North Sarasota residents are invited to attend a free, one-hour Sarasota County Extension workshop that highlights storm readiness steps. The Aug

07/24/2018

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EVENT: Cooking with Herbs and Spices
Cooking with herbs and spices not only adds flavor to your recipes, but also can help you reduce the amount of salt, fat and even sugar added to your recipe. Join us Sept

07/20/2018

Storm Prep 2018: Eating to stay healthy
In the swirl of activity in gathering papers and first aid supplies and flashlights and the like, it's easy to overlook one critical element of your preparations: making sure you eat right during and after a storm. Don't wait

05/25/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Storm Prep 2018: Food safety AFTER the storm
As we saw in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, severe storms often result in extended power losses and flooding. Many of you did a tremendous job of preparing for these calamities, protecting your health and keeping your food supply safe by taking the necessary precautions

06/08/2018

Storm Prep 2018: Preparing for pets
Hurricanes, floods,  wildfires and other natural disasters can – and do – strike at any time. It’s important to remember that if your home is not safe for your family to stay, then it isn’t safe for your pets

06/01/2018

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    Storm Prep 2018: Eating to stay healthy
    In the swirl of activity in gathering papers and first aid supplies and flashlights and the like, it's easy to overlook one critical element of your preparations: making sure you eat right during and after a storm. Don't wait

    05/25/2018

    Storm Prep 2018: Get your paperwork in order
    Hurricane season runs June 1 through Nov. 30

    05/11/2018