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UF/IFAS Extension
Charlotte County

Charlotte County Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Charlotte County government, to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

charlotte@ifas.ufl.edu
941.764.4340
25550 Harbor View Rd #3
Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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The Importance of Social Competencies
By Pam Phillippe Growing up is a lot like learning to play the piano.  You need to learn some basic skills and you need someone to teach you those skills

11/20/2017

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Achieve Your 2019 Financial Goals with Free Financial Guidance
Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one financial education on basic personal finance topics from University of Florida Master Money Mentor volunteers. Mentors can meet at a time and community location that fits an individual’s needs

12/14/2018

Eating Well in The Morning
By Pam Phillippe Skipping breakfast is a no-brainer – literally. Skip breakfast, and your brain and body suffer all day

11/20/2017

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

Hand Washing and Petting Zoos
By Pam Phillippe Fair time is just around the corner, and with fairs come petting zoos.  Keeping your children safe around fair and petting zoo animals is important, including good hand washing hygiene

11/20/2017

Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic?
By Pam Phillippe Who doesn’t like a barbecue or a picnic? Fresh air and the aroma are enough to tempt any appetite, whether it is around a 4-H campfire or at a family cookout in the backyard. A simple outdoor meal can be just as nutritious and appetizing as those meals prepared at home

11/20/2017

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    Eating Well in The Morning
    By Pam Phillippe Skipping breakfast is a no-brainer – literally. Skip breakfast, and your brain and body suffer all day

    11/20/2017

    A Bicycle is Not a Toy; It is a Child’s First Vehicle
    By Pam Phillippe Many Charlotte County children receive new bicycles at the beginning of a school year, and many will be riding them to and from school. Young children leave their homes to explore a world where adventure awaits

    11/20/2017