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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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Workshop to offer unique solutions to create, foster sustainable communities
Early-bird registration is now open for Sarasota County's 13th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 29, a day-long event to showcase solutions to creating and maintaining healthy, resilient, thriving communities

08/23/2018

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Don’t miss the annual Extension plant sale and open house
Circle Oct. 13 on your calendars so you don’t miss the chance to get great plants and advice for your landscape and to learn how Sarasota County Extension can help you

09/12/2018

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

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

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

EVENT: Cooking with Herbs and Spices
NOTE: Our apologies, but this class has been canceled. The class will be offered again Nov

07/20/2018

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    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: 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