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UF/IFAS Extension
Escambia County

The University of Florida IFAS Extension Escambia County is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and our local community.

Contact

escambia@ifas.ufl.edu
850-475-5230
3740 Stefani Road
Cantonment, FL 32533

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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Lemongrass for Garden Beauty and Kitchen Flavor
Lemongrass is an easy herb to grow in the North Florida Garden. Learn the basics of plant care and ideas for use in the kitchen with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County

07/24/2020

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COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your

03/15/2020

Exercise Outlet in Local Escambia Extension Gardens
Many local residents are safely utilizing the walking track at the Escambia County Extension office located at 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment. A portion of the track runs directly in front of the Demonstration Gardens, which are developed and maintained by Master Gardener Volunteers

04/20/2020

UF relationship workshops now available online
The coronavirus crisis has put a strain on many relationships. Couples are stressed — from being cooped up at home, juggling work and childcare, and economic hardships, not to mention the general sense of uncertainty now pervading much of daily life

07/29/2020

Produce Pointers – Tomatoes
The classic succulent vegetable of summer is ripe for your salads, sandwiches and salsa.  Tomatoes can be used many ways to make good food with good nutrition

06/22/2020

Produce Pointers – Blueberries
Once known as star berries because of the pointy flower calyxes on top, blueberries have grown wild in North America for thousands of years. They were a staple among Native Americans, who dried and smoked the berries, and pounded them into venison to flavor the meat

05/22/2020

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    Exercise Outlet in Local Escambia Extension Gardens
    Many local residents are safely utilizing the walking track at the Escambia County Extension office located at 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment. A portion of the track runs directly in front of the Demonstration Gardens, which are developed and maintained by Master Gardener Volunteers

    04/20/2020

    Healthier Easter Treats
    Celebrating Easter can lead to overindulgence in foods that are high in sugar and low in nutrients.  Let kids help you in the kitchen make delicious, nutritious Easter treats and make lasting memories

    04/09/2020