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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 4-H youth development; agriculture; gardening and landscaping; natural resources; nutrition and healthy living; and sustainability.

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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Extension throws volunteer appreciation party
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County recognized its volunteers at the annual volunteer appreciation party held at Selby Public Library. Over 70 of the 240 Extension volunteers attended the brunch and represented the 4-H, Community Garden, Energy Upgrade, Natural Resources, Master Gardener and Florida Waters Stewardship programs

04/22/2019

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EVENT: Preparing for the storm
Hurricane season is fast approaching, and now is the time to get ready. Whether you're a long-time resident or someone new to the area, our free, one-hour "Hurricane Preparedness" class will help you brace for the June-November storm season

04/16/2019

Closing up your Florida home: laundry and bath
In our last blog post, we talked about how to prevent mildew and pests in our kitchen area. In this post, the third in a six-part series, we will discuss the laundry and bathroom areas

04/05/2019

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

4-H Radish Contest – Let’s Vermicompost
From seed to salad and beyond, radishes have been big this year at UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County. It started with our 4-H youth development program

04/22/2019

Closing up your Florida home: bedrooms and beyond
This is the fourth post in our six-part series on how to prepare your Florida home if you'll be away for an extended time. We've talked previously about what procedures to follow for the kitchen and bath areas

04/19/2019

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    Closing up your Florida home: laundry and bath
    In our last blog post, we talked about how to prevent mildew and pests in our kitchen area. In this post, the third in a six-part series, we will discuss the laundry and bathroom areas

    04/05/2019

    Are you heart healthy?
    February was American Heart Month, but it's never too late to learn more about the risks of heart disease. It is the number one killer of women, claiming the lives of one in every three according to the American Heart Association

    03/25/2019