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UF/IFAS Extension
Lake County

UF/IFAS Extension Lake County is a partnership between State, Federal, and Lake County government for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

lake@ifas.ufl.edu
(352)-343-4101
1951 Woodlea Rd.
Tavares, FL 32778

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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4-Health Camp
Date: June 24th - 28th Time: 9am- 1pm Location: Lake County Extension Office Join us for a week long camp filled with fun and educational activities focused on nutrition and physical activity. Featured fields trips throughout the week include Adventure Cove, Hickory Point Recreation Park, Hidden Waters Preserve, Sky Zone, and The Discovery Garden

06/18/2019

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Reducing Sodium in Your Diet
Do you want to limit your intake of sodium but don’t know how? Too much sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. On average, Americans consume 3,400 milligrams or more of sodium per day

02/10/2018

Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2
By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Perhaps you’re single, a college student, widowed, or empty-nesters. Cooking for one or two people can be difficult

10/22/2017

Let’s Walk Florida is Coming to Pasco County!
We all know by now that living a sedentary lifestyle is not healthy.  Countless studies show its association with obesity, cancer, and other chronic conditions

07/17/2019

Community Wellness Focus on New Walking Program
Let's Walk Florida Walking has many benefits—physical exercise, weight loss, stress relief, better sleep and more positive mood. A new University of Florida walking program adds another benefit: comradery

06/18/2019

Local Fruit in Season
Now that spring has arrived, many are wondering what local fruits are in season. In Florida, it’s berry season

04/19/2018

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    Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2
    By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Perhaps you’re single, a college student, widowed, or empty-nesters. Cooking for one or two people can be difficult

    10/22/2017

    Closing Your Seasonal Home
    By Mia Wilchcombe, Family and Consumer Science Agent With winter ending, many of our seasonal residents will be leaving soon. Properly preparing your home before you leave can alleviate problems when you return

    10/11/2017