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UF/IFAS Extension
Brevard County

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Brevard County is a partnership between UF/IFAS, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Brevard County government, providing educational programs based on the latest research and technology.

(321) 633-1702
3695 Lake Drive
Cocoa, FL 32926


Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Farmers Market Thursday 3-6pm

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July Classes and Events
Join us at the UF/Brevard County Extension Office for some fun learning experiences this July! Canning 101 July 6th from 2 pm to 4 pm Learn how to can and jar your own food! This hands-on experience will teach you the basics of both water bath and pressure canning. Register on Eventbrite: https://bit


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August Classes and Events
Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this August! My Brevard Yard Site Visit Available by appointment through September 30th, 2021 Receive a site visit to learn how to grow your landscape and/or edible plants by creating healthy soil and produce healthy plants. Register on Eventbrite: https://bit


A Boost for Hernando County’s Scallop Season
Over the last year, a team of volunteers worked hard to help give the bay scallop population off Hernando's coast a much-needed boost. These volunteers go by the name of "Scallop Sitters


June 8th – Celebrate World Ocean Day
Happy World Ocean Day! June 8th is World Ocean Day. For 2021, World Ocean Day is raising awareness and support to protect at least 30% of the world’s land, waters, and ocean by 2030


Teaching Children to Stick to their Goals ‘til they Stick: Creating Healthy Habits
According to the CDC, from 1999-2000 through 2017-2018 obesity rates increased from 30.5% to 42


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    Healthy Habits: Making them Stick
    The rate of obesity within the U.S is gradually increasing


    Friends Groups offer continued learning for Florida Master Naturalists
    We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here