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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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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

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EVENT: Hurricane Preparedness
What would you do if basic services were cut off, like electricity or water, or if you had to suddenly leave your home? This class will offer tips and ways to prepare for unexpected disasters, such as hurricanes. Learn how to assemble an emergency supply kit and other ways to prepare for emergencies

05/11/2018

Storm Prep 2018: Gathering your supplies
We're a month away from our annual hurricane season, and about to roll into the May 6-12 National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Whether you stockpile early – which is the best approach – or just want to take a closer look, this makes for a good time to check your food supplies, food preparation items, medicines, and more

05/03/2018

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

Storm Prep 2018: Stock up on basic foods
Buy early and stock up. Sage advice, when it comes to disaster preparations

05/18/2018

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

05/11/2018

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    Upcoming Events

    Storm Prep 2018: Gathering your supplies
    We're a month away from our annual hurricane season, and about to roll into the May 6-12 National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Whether you stockpile early – which is the best approach – or just want to take a closer look, this makes for a good time to check your food supplies, food preparation items, medicines, and more

    05/03/2018

    CLASS: How to make your home age-friendly
    The design of houses can impact the ability of residents to stay at home as they age or following a short- or long-term disability. To better support these populations, Sarasota County has implemented a voluntary recognition program for residential units that apply principles of Universal Design and Visitability

    04/02/2018