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UF/IFAS Extension
Baker County

UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of Florida's Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and the Baker County Board of County Commissioners.

Contact

baker@ifas.ufl.edu
(904) 259-3520
1025 West Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - noon
1pm - 5pm

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Delicious Gift Ideas
Homemade gifts are the BEST!   If you are wondering what to get someone why not make a delicious basket full of mixes!  Be sure to attach a recipe card to each of the mixes explaining how to use the mix.  These mixes could make a quick meal on a cold day, a snack during a movie, breakfast, or a plate of cookies

12/16/2020

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Growing Backyard Blueberries & Blackberries – Online Course
This self-paced online course teaches you how to grow blueberry and blackberry plants in Florida home gardens. Topics include variety selection, preparing to plant, care and maintenance, pest management, and even a section on raspberries! Registration allows access to our virtual classroom, which includes an instructional video, gardening resources, and recipes for your harvest

12/09/2020

Hurricane Season is Here, IS YOUR HURRICANE KIT READY?
The 2020 Hurricane season is here but do you have your hurricane kit ready?  Emergencies are not planned they suddenly occur so you much you must be prepared. You should have your disaster supply kit ready and know where it is to grab when the time comes you need it

08/14/2020

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics

01/05/2021

Stress Free Holiday Meal
Planning the perfect holiday dinner can be stressful if you are not sure how much to buy.  Before you go to the store take a few minutes to make your shopping list considering the following:  holiday menu, number of quests, items, and amounts you need to prepare the recipes for your holiday meal

12/07/2020

Holiday Turkey Talk
When selecting the turkey for the holiday meal one needs to consider the following items:  Size of turkey to purchase, fresh or frozen turkey, length of time to thaw if frozen, and food safety guidelines and method of preparation. Amount per person and size of turkey to purchase: According to the U

11/10/2020

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    Hurricane Season is Here, IS YOUR HURRICANE KIT READY?
    The 2020 Hurricane season is here but do you have your hurricane kit ready?  Emergencies are not planned they suddenly occur so you much you must be prepared. You should have your disaster supply kit ready and know where it is to grab when the time comes you need it

    08/14/2020

    Enhancing Your Flavor Palate! Basil
    Herbs and spices can be used to replace sodium in foods to enhance the flavor. This is important since American’s consume three to four times the recommended amount of sodium daily

    06/26/2020